100th episode: some of our favorite 'nobody told me' lessons

Saturday, November 17th

This is the 100th episode of the show and we wanted to look back at some of the more memorable ‘nobody told me’ lessons our guests have shared with us.  We’ve truly been honored to speak with each of our guests and they’ve given us so many wonderful anecdotes and pieces of advice that it’s tough to select highlights.  All of them have been open and honest and the stories they’ve related are ones we can all identify with.  In this episode, you’ll hear from:

• Mitch Albom, bestselling author of “Tuesdays with Morrie”, who talks about passing on wisdom to the next generation

• Hope Edelman, author of “Motherless Daughters”, who says that grieving the loss of a loved one is a lifelong process, but it doesn’t have to be a lifelong struggle

• Dr. Guy Winch, whose TED talk “Why We All Need to Practice Emotional First Aid” is ranked as one of the top five inspiring TED talks of all times, and says that to recover from any emotional blow, you need to manage your recovery proactively

• Kidnapping victim Elizabeth Smart who explains why it’s your decisions, not your situation, that define you

• Olympic gold medalist gymnast Nastia Liukin who talks about the importance of kindness

• One of the world’s leading experts on happiness, Shawn Achor, who learned that success doesn’t equate to happiness

• Todd Rose, a high school dropout turned Harvard researcher, who has studied countless people who have excelled by taking the road less traveled

• Chris Voss, a former FBI International Hostage Negotiator, who talks about the importance of listening

• Dr. Harriet Lerner, author of “Why Won’t You Apologize?”, who explains the importance of a heartfelt apology

• Communication expert Carmine Gallo who says that we have more control over our mental state than we think we do, which means that we can choose how to respond to anything

•  Chris Guillebeau, New York Times bestselling author of The $100 Startup, who says that there is always another way, even if you don’t see it at the time

• Amy Morin, international bestselling author of 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do, who says that building mental muscle is similar to building physical muscle: you have to work hard to become strong

• Drew Dudley, a leadership expert who tells us that the biggest impact on the world had nothing to do with his plans

• Astronaut Mike Mullane says that nobody told him he was better than he thought he was

• Psychology professor and author of “Popular” Mitch Prinstein who says that the kind of popularity he seeked out so badly in adolescence ultimately wouldn’t matter

• Psychologist and compulsive shopping expert Dr. April Benson who explains that you can never get enough of what you don’t really need

• Mark Rufenacht, founder and president of Dogs4Diabetics, who says that it’s okay to be different

• Legendary radio talk show host Ronn Owens who tells us that every struggle has an end

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