The International Business Podcast

#86: Unmuted, how to show up and speak up With Heather Hansen

March 07, 2022 Leonardo Marra Season 4 Episode 86
The International Business Podcast
#86: Unmuted, how to show up and speak up With Heather Hansen
Show Notes

On this episode Leo interviews Heather. She helps top global leaders show up, speak up, and inspire action in a changing world. She focuses on fostering unmuted communication cultures where every voice is heard, resulting in greater inclusion, innovation and efficiency across remote and global teams.

Her book “Unmuted – how to show up, speak up and inspire action” is coming out on 17.03.22 via Bloomsbury Publishing Plc.

Heather is also an External Industry Expert for NUS Business School's Executive Education programs where she runs modules on communication, presentation, and storytelling skills.


Heather is an outspoken advocate for global voices and her views on global communication have been featured in NPR (USA), ABC Radio National (Australia), Quartz ( and multiple print and radio outlets in Singapore, including The Straits Times and CNA938. 


Her 2018 TEDx talk "2 Billion Voices: How to speak bad English perfectly" has over 100,000 views 


Chevron, MasterCard, Bayer, Novartis, Amazon Web Services, BD, L'Oreal, Singtel, BNP Paribas, Lundbeck, Kuehne + Nagel, Singapore Airlines, Scoot, Kelly Services, INSEAD, Zain and many others across SE Asia, MENA, Europe and the US.

Connect with Heather on LinkedIn 

Self-learning is of paramount importance in the business world, listen to your international peers and step up your game.


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