73. How to show up, speak up and inspire action

Episode 73 April 17, 2022 01:44:52
73. How to show up, speak up and inspire action
The Culture of Things
73. How to show up, speak up and inspire action

Hosted By

Brendan Rogers

Show Notes

Have you ever been in a meeting and not spoken up because you thought your idea wasn’t good enough? Maybe you wanted to share something with a family member, friend, or partner and didn’t? You’ve MUTED yourself.

Today’s guest is Heather Hansen - author, TedX speaker, coach, and multi-cultural expert - Heather helps top global professionals show up, speak up, and inspire action in a changing world. She is on a mission to empower global voices to contribute to conversations that matter in business, politics, and life. 

You live your values through your big life choices. Think back to the major crossroads in your life– deciding what school to attend, moving to a new country, or even getting divorced – the choices you made at those times were when you were truly “living your values.”

I talk with Heather (for an extensive interview) about that and more in today’s episode. From the high achieving culture of “you can be anything!” in the US, to Jante Law in Danish culture, to the cringe-worthy reverence for white westerners in Singapore’s residual colonialism, we’ll dig in to Heather’s journey, and find out about her fascinating new book “Unmuted.” Can the world afford NOT to hear YOUR voice?

Discussion Points


Global Speech Academy Website 

Heather Hansen website 

Book: Unmuted: How to Show Up, Speak Up and Inspire Action (Amazon)

Heather Hansen LinkedIn

Heather Hansen Twitter

Heather Hansen YouTube

Peter Hansen on LinkedIn

Jante Law in Nordic Countries

Book: The Confident Speaker

Innovisor– Mapping Company Influencers

Brendan Rogers Website

Brendan Rogers LinkedIn

The Culture of Things Podcast Website

The Culture of Things LinkedIn

The Culture of Things Facebook Page

The Culture of Things YouTube Channel

The Culture of Things Instagram 

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