Special Speaker Podcast: Step Onto a Bigger Stage with Nan Crawford

Nan CrawfordThe Watermark Conference for Women is pleased to provide our speakers and panelists a unique opportunity to sharpen their skills in advance of the big day. We have recorded a special podcast with speaking coach Nan Crawford to help presenters elevate their stage presence.

Click Play to listen now. To download for later, use the link at the bottom of this page.



What to Expect from this Session

You can have an incredible idea or powerful perspective, but if you do not deliver it with clarity and conviction, you can lose your audience. Whether you have an audience of 1, 10, 100 or 10,000, your ability to authentically connect, communicate your vision and inspire action is essential.

This 30-minute session will address the needs of both seasoned and emerging speakers.

For Everyone Who Steps on Stage:

  • Conquer stage fright forever
  • Eliminate unconscious habits that undermine your authority
  • Speak with confidence and conviction
  • Inspire your audience to take action

For Seasoned Speakers and Panelists:

(those who are experienced speakers in their roles at work but newer to being in front of audiences of 100’s or 1000’s)

  • Understand how to engage a larger audience with clarity and confidence
  • Learn savvy on-camera techniques
  • Discover keys to connect with the back of the room and live-stream audiences

For Emerging Presenters

(those newer to public speaking)

  • Distill your ideas into a meaningful message
  • Authentically connect with the audience
  • Embody your message with clear and compelling physicality


Additional Resources


Nan Crawford
is an expert in how to increase your influence. She specializes in coaching bold women leaders to step onto a bigger stage.

Nan has helped executives and rising leaders deliver high stakes presentations and drive high-impact conversations. Clients include: Autodesk, Cisco, Disney, eBay, Google, Medtronic, Oracle, PayPal, Target, Wells Fargo and Williams Sonoma.

Nan has coached clients to walk confidently on stage at The Clinton Global Initiative, CNN, The Colbert Report, Emerging Women, and TED. She has prepared clients for major meetings at The State Department, The United Nations, and The White House.

Nan has served as guest faculty for Executive Education and MBA programs at Colombia, Duke, Harvard, Stanford and UC Berkeley.

A cum laude graduate of the University of Texas with a BFA in Theatre, Nan also holds an MA in Organization Development from CIIS. Her work has been featured in Fast Company and Inc. Magazines and The New York Times called her “inspirational.”

Visit nancrawford.com to learn more.


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