Business & Inspirational Speaking

Murphy is a standout in the crowd. When she speaks, she is truly engaging and commands their attention. It’s obvious they know they’re getting a lesson from one of the best.
— Amy Jackson– Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce
Murphy Funkhouser Capps - Business Speaking and Inspirational Speaking

The most noble work is to empower and inspire others.

Business Speaking

Using her expertise as a business owner and drawing on her experiences supporting hundreds of growing businesses over the past two decades, Murphy is available to speak on:

  • Branding & Marketing

  • Creativity & Entrepreneurship

  • Storytelling for Business

  • Authentic Leadership

  • Creating An Authentic Brand

  • The Brand Experience

Speaking fees are negotiated based on location, length of talk and complexity.

Inspirational Speaking

Sharing reflections about her personal journey, Murphy speaks with courage and honesty about her life and her own non-traditional path to success. Murphy is also a facilitator for writing, creativity and storytelling workshops and classes.

  • Non-Traditional Paths to Success

  • Overcoming Adversity

  • The Entrepreneur’s Journey

  • Creativity & Inspiration

  • Women in Business

  • Your Purpose/Your Why

  • The Hero’s Journey

Speaking fees are negotiated based on location, length of talk and complexity.


Murphy is very human. She’s been a military preacher’s daughter. A theater geek. A bible college dropout. Lived in her car. Broke. A six-figure earner. A single mom. A married mom. A caregiver. A playwright. An entrepreneur. A branding specialist. A CEO. A storyteller. And, above all, a survivor.
— The Creativity Habit Podcast

Business Speaking

Inspirational Speaking

Murphy's journey has been one of joys, triumphs, and challenges. In this honest and authentic monologue style talk, Murphy opens up her "business baggage" in order to help others "carry on" successfully.

Murphy Funkhouser Capps speaks at the Unitarian Church in Black Mountain, NC on the Hero's Journey-and on letting go of attachment in order to carry on.