"Stories connect us in ways that numbers or charts never could. My goal is to share my stories and to help others find the words to tell theirs."-Murphy Funkhouser Capps

"Stories connect us in ways that numbers or charts never could. My goal is to share my stories and to help others find the words to tell theirs."-Murphy Funkhouser Capps

Whether performing on stage or putting her clients in the spotlight, Murphy believes "everyone has a story".

LOVE FOR THE ROAD

A firm believer that success is not always a straight line, Murphy is known for her empathy for the journey and her passion for inspiring and supporting business owners and individuals.

STORY • STAGE • SPEAK

Murphy serves the world in several ways including as CEO, co-founder and Creative Director at Kudzu Brands, a full service branding and marketing agency based in Asheville, NC.

Murphy is also an inspirational and business speaker and educator, storyteller, performer, and the author of two stage plays that have been called, "reflections on courage, redemption and strength" (see the "baggage" here).

Murphy brings energy, insight and passion to her business, her speaking and her performances. About Murphy, clients have said, “Murphy has a particular talent for creativity and for sharing her personality and vision with the world".

Learn more about Murphy or hire her to speak below.

Live. Create. Tell the Story. Repeat.

business speaking

A passionate supporter of the entrepreneur's journey, and an expert on business, branding and marketing, Murphy is available to speak at your business or organization.

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INSPIRATIONAL SPEAKING

With compassion and humor for the human experience, Murphy is an ideal speaker for women's groups, churches and more.

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The Baggage Plays

Do you know about the baggage? Learn more about Murphy's two one woman shows that utilize old suitcases as a metaphor for that which we need to let go of...in order to "carry on".

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“Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth.”
— Rumi, The Essential Rumi

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