Nan Crawford

Communication, Creativity And Performance Expert

Nan Crawford is a top communication keynote speaker who has brought her dynamic, creative approach to many of the most notable names in business. Organizational clients include: American Express, Cisco, Disney, Google, Hewlett Packard, Nike, Target and Wells Fargo.

  • Nan Crawford`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Nan Crawford`s U.S. Speaking Fee

    $10,001 - $20,000

  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    California, USA

  • Nan Crawford`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Nan Crawford`s U.S. Speaking Fee

    $10,001 - $20,000

  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    California, USA

Suggested Keynote Speaker Programs

Community & Team Building: Vision And Values

Developing trust, empathy and shared vision, surfacing assumptions and expanding limits enabling your organization to be a strong, united force, achieving and surpassing your goals.

Change Management: Navigating Rites of Passage

Enhancing your ability to embrace change by honoring important rites of passage, increasing flexibility, using an appreciative lens to create a positive vision of the future, and developing a greater understanding of the continual dance of chaos and order.

Authentic Communication

Hone your intuition, release barriers to expression, expand emotional vocabulary, develop role flexibility, and enhance interactive listening, so you communicate most effectively.

Leadership

Performance coaching increases effectiveness, fosters compassionate relationships, improves rapport and feedback skills, and builds esteem for self and others.

Stress Management

Caring for the mind, body and spirit in the workplace, creating supportive environments to explore spontaneity, mindful participation and an appreciation for the present moment.

Fueling the Creative Fire

Based on our belief that Creativity dwells within each of us, we borrow wisdom from the expressive arts to spark innovation, build confidence, release inhibitions, invite creative problem solving, and increase agility in responding to new information and environments.

High-Performance Presentations

Move through blocks to come from a position of strength, transform your internal critic into a powerful ally, improve vocal and physical presence, and enjoy greater confidence while speaking in public and presenting to an individual.

Courageous Creativity: The key tool to be bolder, shine brighter & help our world thrive.

The ceative force lives within each of us. Discover what holds us back from being our boldest, brightest selves. Learn what feeds our innate Creativity and how as leaders we can fuel the creative fire in our organizations, our colleagues and our communities. In this engaging ...

The ceative force lives within each of us. Discover what holds us back from being our boldest, brightest selves. Learn what feeds our innate Creativity and how as leaders we can fuel the creative fire in our organizations, our colleagues and our communities. In this engaging session Nan will inspire your audience to transform the inner critic, cultivate a creative mind-set, step into their courage and change the world.

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From Exhaustion to Excellence: How to compare less and commit more.

Daily stresses, work demands and mounting global issues too often feel overwhelming or insurmountable. We cringe. We contract. We quit. This energetic dynamic keynote session will give you greater understanding of how and why we overextend ourselves, and key tools to re-center...

Daily stresses, work demands and mounting global issues too often feel overwhelming or insurmountable. We cringe. We contract. We quit. This energetic dynamic keynote session will give you greater understanding of how and why we overextend ourselves, and key tools to re-center ourselves, connect to our passions, clarify our intent and shine. Commit. Catalyze. Create.

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From Inspiration to Action: How to make the change you want to see in the world.

Wrap up your event with an energizing closing keynote, where Nan Crawford will lead the call to think strategically, connect creatively and act decisively. Nan will engage your audience in a dynamic keynote that celebrates conference highlights, integrate themes and transform ...

Wrap up your event with an energizing closing keynote, where Nan Crawford will lead the call to think strategically, connect creatively and act decisively. Nan will engage your audience in a dynamic keynote that celebrates conference highlights, integrate themes and transform insight into action. Rather than seeking closure, Nan will help participants create openings as they go forth. Learn what’s possible when you embrace the maxim: “Commitment is sexy.”

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About Keynote Speaker Nan Crawford

Actor. Author. Speaker. Coach. For nearly 20 years, Nan Crawford has ignited client breakthroughs in clarity, courage and creativity. Nan Crawford has worked internationally as a professional performer, an inspirational speaker and an insightful executive coach. Nan Crawford is a creative catalyst, known for her extraordinary energy and a unique blend of wit and wisdom.

Nan Crawford is expert in how to increase influence. She works with bold women leaders to help them step onto a bigger stage. Nan also helps clients leverage their strength, wisdom and creativity so they inspire audiences and organizations to take meaningful action.

Nan Crawford combines her theater background with consulting, training, and facilitation. For more than a decade, she has brought the spontaneity and flexibility of improvisational theatre and the passion and playfulness of expressive arts into the workplace. Nan Crawford has worked in the US and abroad, leading experiential training to enhance creativity, spontaneity and performance. She artfully creates supportive environments to address a wide variety of issues, including leadership, innovation, collaboration and communication.

Nan Crawford has brought her dynamic, creative approach to many of the most notable names in business. Organizational clients include: American Express, Cisco, Disney, Google, Hewlett Packard, Nike, Target and Wells Fargo.

As a presenter, Nan has shared the stage with Christine Arylo, Peter Block, Lisa Ling, Dan Pink, Robert Reich, Anna Deveare Smith, Bill Strickland, Marci Shimoff, SARK, David Whyte and Ben Zander.
In addition to a long client list with organizations and individuals, Nan has worked with The Bridgespan Group, Institute of Noetic Sciences, the Packard Foundation, Rudolf Steiner Foundation, World Pulse and V-DAY on issues of economic, environmental and social justice.

More About Speaker, Nan Crawford . . . 
A pioneer in bringing workplace wisdom drawn from the arts, Nan Crawford helps clients leverage the flexibility of improvisational theatre and the passion, precision, and perception of the actor, director and writer. Her innovative methodology helps individuals and organizations increase energy, develop trust and achieve shared vision.

Nan Crawford provides dynamic presentations and executive coaching that help individuals and organizations thrive. Cultivating authentic leadership and courageous creativity, Nan Crawford helps clients increase impact and effectiveness.

In her role as the Main-Stage Director for The Bioneers conference on sustainability, Nan Crawford has coached luminaries such as: Janine Benyus, Majora Carter, Eve Ensler, Gloria Feldt, Jane Goodall, Van Jones,  Jensine Larsen, Elizabeth Lindsey, Michael Pollan, Kavita Ramdas, Nina Simons, Lynne Twist & Dr. Andrew Weil. Nan coached social entrepreneur Eve Blossom to craft and deliver her courageous talk for TEDIndia and helped Annie Leonard take the stage for her appearance on The Colbert Report.

Nan has served on the Executive Education Faculty at Columbia, Duke, Harvard and UC Berkeley. She is a cum laude graduate with a BFA in Theatre from the University of Texas and holds an MA in Organization Development from CIIS.

Testimonials

“Nan Crawford creates magic with an audience, allowing them to experience and communicate on multiple levels. More than a facilitator, she captures and echoes the experience, emotions, and intellectual playfulness within a group. Her sessions leave one feeling connected, upbeat, and feeling truly alive.”

Richard L. Barksdale

Senior Consultant, Ernst & Young LLP

“Nan has the natural ability to balance her refreshing and warm leadership style with a focused and insightful wisdom that often draws people more deeply into the material. She has helped me develop a more friendly and spontaneous leadership and presentation.”

Richard Matthew

Software Manager, Verilink Corporation

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