• Business & Inspirational Speaking •
Impact & Inspiration for Any Event!
When is a business talk not just another business talk?
When it is blended with inspiration, humor, and a good dose of empathy and humanity.
The most noble work is to empower and inspire others.
Using my expertise as a business owner and brand strategist combined with my personal stories and infectious energy, I aim to inspire and uplift as much as I guide and teach.
Known for my enthusiasm and passion for entrepreneurship and for helping businesses grow and for supporting others on their personal journeys, I bring creativity, insight and “spark” to any event.
Non-Traditional Paths to Success
The Hero’s Journey
Creativity & Inspiration
Women in Business
Your Purpose/Your Why
Creativity & Entrepreneurship
Storytelling for Business
Branding & Marketing
The Brand Experience
Support for Women in Business
Speaking fees are negotiated based on location, length of talk and complexity.
Murphy has worked for than 20 years in corporate training, management and marketing and as the founder of the successful branding agency, Kudzu Brands.
In 2018, Murphy received the Best in Business-Entrepreneur of the Year award from the Asheville Chamber of Commerce.
Murphy brings to her clients, and her talks, a diverse background that includes experience in many fields and industries.
Murphy also has a powerful personal story and frequently speaks about her own non-traditional path to success and the power of grit, tenacity and perseverance.
Murphy has spoken at UNC-Asheville, AB Tech and Blue Ridge Community College and the Asheville Chamber of Commerce guiding entrepreneurs, marketers, and other small business owners. She has also spoken for numerous women’s groups, churches and business industry groups. In 2019, she was the commencement speaker for the South College summer graduation. She is on the board of the UNC-Asheville Management and Accountancy Department Advisory Board. Her business has won two Sky High Growth Awards from the Asheville Chamber and was chosen for the competitive Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Cohort 7 at Babson College.