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Inspired by you.

Why MurphyMerton?

We’re inspired by leaders like you, who are hungry for growth and ready for a better way to work. And we want to unleash the amazing talent and ideas that we see everywhere. Everywhere.

So we’re building a brand that can grow and support new ways of working, a different way to think about coaching and strategy, and an evolving portfolio of online tools and ideas.

Your ideas and experience matter. That’s why we combine business strategy, your expertise, and coaching principles to unlock your own best ideas and thinking. Our goal is to help you expand and apply what you know in compelling new ways. The results are far more interesting, valuable – and way more fun.

We’re excited to help you grow in the work you’re already leading, always with an eye to where you want to go. But we don’t own great ideas or best practices, so we want to hear from you – the inspiring, the inane, what works, and what doesn’t.

– Carolyn

Carolyn Solares
Founder & Managing Partner

Carolyn is a business architect, strategy coach, and inventor. As managing partner of MurphyMerton, she coaches professionals and teams how to simplify work and accelerate growth. She’s a passionate expert in navigating ambiguity and the hidden drivers of growth.

Carolyn has led capability development, strategy, and innovation initiatives for Fortune 100 companies and small businesses. She holds an MBA from Xavier University, a BA in Russian Studies from Fordham University in New York City, and served in the U.S. Army. She trained in NeuroLeadership Institute’s Brain-based Coaching and also Matrix Management Institute’s matrix leadership foundations. She lives in Minneapolis with her amazing partner, Kim.

Let’s make your work easier.