October 12, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT
About the Mentor
As an executive communication coach, trainer, author, and international speaker, Susanne Crawford has dedicated her life’s work to helping passionate professionals advance their careers by being ready, confident, focused, and heard when the time is right for them to speak.
Distinguished as one of only 3,800 public relations professionals in the world to have achieved the esteemed Accreditation in Public Relations (A.P.R.) designation, Susanne has worked both domestically and abroad helping leaders of Fortune 500 and other private sector companies, government, and nonprofit organizations use effective communication practices to influence, educate, and motivate audiences to take action. She served as adjunct faculty at the University of Missouri – Columbia School of Journalism, one of the top J‐schools in the world, where she facilitated the strategic communication capstone course.
Susanne recently added author to her list of accomplishments when she published Simply OutSTANDing™ Communicator: Speak with confidence + clarity to get what you want, which details a six-step process that she created to help professionals craft and deliver high-impact messages during any situation.
Topics of discussion:
- Share ideas and build buy-in and support of them
- Strengthen confidence and executive presence when speaking
- Communicate highly technical and complex topics
- Overcome stage fright and refine public speaking skills
**Mentor sessions are free to members and are open to the public with a Day Pass. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a 30 minute session.**