Dr. Susan Murphy is known for her “Wit and Wisdom” as a Keynote Speaker, Author and Business Consultant.  Audiences everywhere appreciate her humorous style and useful techniques as she combines research and theory with real life experiences.

Susan’s background includes 20+ years of national & international experience with 300 organizations including many Fortune 500 companies.  Clients include U.S. Air Force, Jet Propulsion Lab (NASA), Stanford University, Caterpillar, Raytheon, Tenet Healthcare & Medical Group Management Association.

Passionate about Leadership, Generational & Gender Differences and Mentoring, Susan thrives on serving as a catalyst for break-through performance.

Susan’s background combines the 3 worlds of corporate leadership, academia & management consulting.  She has been an Executive in two Fortune 500 Corporations, has served on the Graduate Faculties of University of San Francisco & Vanderbilt University, and has performed international consulting & speaking for 20 years to a variety of industries. Susan has been involved in building and opening 4 hospitals in the US and the Middle East.

Author of 12 Books

Susan has written 12 books including Maximizing Performance Management: Leading Your Team to SuccessLifeQ: How To Make Your LIFE Your Most Important BUSINESS, Leading a Multigenerational TeamConversations on Success. 

In the Company of Women co-authored with Dr. Pat Heim was selected as Harvard Business School’s Book of the Month, featured on “Good Morning, America” & Time Magazine and has been translated into several languages.


2004  Dr. Murphy received a Lifetime Achievement award from Vanderbilt University.

2007  Palm Springs Life named her “An Influencer”.

2016  WLF honored her as a “Woman Who Rules“.

2019  Kappa Delta “Order of the Pearl”.

2020 ALA honored Dr. Murphy as an “Angel on Earth”.

2022 “Keynote Speaker of the Year”


Dr. Murphy’s education includes:

–  M.B.A.

 – M.A. in Organization Development

–  Ph.D. in Organizational Systems.

MISSION: – To Joyfully Serve As The Catalyst In The Optimum Development And Performance Of People And Their Organizations.

Contact: Dr. Susan Murphy