“I am on a mission to create a world

where women and girls know their power.”

—nan crawford

Nan’s WorldPulse.com clients take the stage at TEDwomen: Sunita Basnet of Nepal, Jacqueline Patiño of Bolivia, and Malaypinas of The Philippines. Photo: James Duncan Davidson/TED


Nan’s WorldPulse.com clients take the stage at TEDwomen: Sunita Basnet of Nepal, Jacqueline Patiño of Bolivia, and Malaypinas of The Philippines. Photo: James Duncan Davidson/TED

Are Any of These True for You?

  • “I've been asked to give a presentation at an important conference or high-stakes meeting, but I feel under-prepared and nervous.”

  • “I’m pitching to a potential client or major funder I really want to work with.”

  • “My last speaking engagement didn’t go as well as you I would have liked.”
  • “I want to increase my influence, but need more confidence and clarity.”

  • “I get stage fright when I have to present to people of power and authority — and thus forget my own.”

I Can Help YoU SHINE in HIGH-STAKES PRESENTATIONS

Learn key strategies to be fully prepared and confident for high-stakes presentations and high impact conversations.


Nan's client Maria Giudice, VP of Experience Design at Autodesk, boldly taking the stage at Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco for the Bloomberg Businessweek Conference on Design.

Nan's client Maria Giudice, VP of Experience Design at Autodesk, boldly taking the stage at Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco for the Bloomberg Businessweek Conference on Design.

step onto a bigger stage.

I specialize in working with visionary leaders to step onto a bigger stage. As both an inspirational speaker and a dynamic speaker coach, I have helped thousands of leaders. I can help you increase your influence through delivering dynamic presentations. With a background in theater and 20 years experience as an expert in leadership and courageous creativity, I have distilled the key steps to help you:

  • Distill Your Ideas Into A Meaningful Message.  
  • Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking and Conquer Stage Fright Forever.
  • Create an Authentic Connection with Your Audience.
  • Eliminate Unconscious Habits that Undermine Your Authority.
  • Expand the Expressive Power of Your Voice to Speak with Confidence and Conviction.
  • Embody Your Message With Congruent and Compelling Physicality.
  • Inspire Your Audience To Take Action.

Whether you’re speaking to an audience of 1, 10, 1000, or 10,000 — when your presentation skills soar, so do your opportunities. Elevate your public speaking, keynote speaking or sales pitches. Dramatically improve your authentic stage presence. When your clarity, courage and creativity align, you amplify your ability to make a difference.

Increase your influence, your impact & your income


Tailored executive retreats in Sonoma California allow clients to take a deep dive into their intention, and craft their message with purpose and power. Photograph by Jonathan Kozowyk

Tailored executive retreats in Sonoma California allow clients to take a deep dive into their intention, and craft their message with purpose and power. Photograph by Jonathan Kozowyk

Discover the Secret to Your Speaking Success.

Influential leaders, authors and speakers from many disciplines have called me their “secret weapon.” They call me when they’re speaking to thousands, or when they have a make-or-break conversation and they know a coach can help them succeed.

I would love to be standing in the wings with you when it’s your time to walk on stage and shine.

I have coached social entrepreneurs, best-selling authors, non-profit leaders, corporate executives, and conference keynote presenters to conquer their public speaking anxiety and command the stage.  Helping clients step away from the podium and authentically engage the audience, is a hallmark of my work.

I would love to help you extend your reach and inspire your audience to take meaningful action. Step onto a bigger stage with one-to-one executive coaching and group presentation skills training. You can get started by contacting us to

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