• Motivational Speaker

    With her primary focus on mediation, Cristi can still be seen in local superior courts, speaking on behalf of her clients a few times a month.

  • WHY Start with WHY?

    If your group needs a speaker, think about Cristi McMurdie. Experienced speaker, litigator, presenter, Cristi enjoys giving back by customizing her speech, “WHY Start with WHY in mediation” for your slot from 10 minutes to 60 minutes.

  • Upcoming Events

    4/1/16:  SOS WHY Business Message Workshop – $49.00 prepaid

    Time:          8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

    Location:   Southwest Business Center

    3rd Floor Large Conference Room

    4500 South Lakeshore Drive

    Tempe, AZ 85282

    Register:     cristi@mcmurdielaw.com

    4/26/16:  Relationship Referral Networking

    Time:          8:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

    Location:   Rudy’s BBQ on Chandler Blvd and 54th St

    Meeting Room

    Chandler, AZ 85226

    Register:     Meetup

    5/19/16:   The Six Figure Mind Shift Sales Training Series

    Time:              10:30 a.m. – Noon

    Location:       West USA Corporate Training Facility

    16807 N. Cave Creek Road

    Phoenix, AZ 85032

    RSVP:              www.sixfigureevents.com

    Host:             Michael P. Weinstein, MBA

    Six Figure Mind Shift, Founder

    Host of It’s Business Time on 92.3 KTAR News

    Featuring Cristi McMurdie

    Topic: Your Authentic Why: How your Failure to Authentically Hear Will Cost You the Deal

    6/10/16:   AZ East Valley Women’s Council of Realtors

    Time:               11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

    Location:          TBD

    Featuring Cristi McMurdie

    Topic: Closing from your WHY

    8/11/16:  Career Connectors Event – Topic: Why Know Your Why

    Time:               8:30 a.m.-Noon

    Location:       Highlands Church

    9050 E. Pinnacle Peak Rd.

    Scottsdale, AZ 85255

    Register:        http://careerconnectors.org/events/event-schedule/


    February 10, 2016 Blog Talk Radio Show with Connie Kadansky, Topic: Knowing Your SOS WHY is Vitally Important to Succeeding in Sales (Replay)

    May 15, 2015 AZ Annual Hospice & Palliative Care Organization Care Keynote Speaker

    May 14, 2015 National Association of Legal Professional (NALS), Phoenix Hilton

    April 13, 2015 East Valley Association of Women Realtors

    March 17, 2015 Keller Williams Cappers

    March 11, 2015 Hospice & Palliative Nurses Association Phoenix Chapter Meeting, Green Acres Mortuary

The Why Mediation Process and Why People Act the Way That They Do

Recent Motivation Speech

Also, in 2014, Cristi competed in the Toastmasters International (motivational) Speech Contest representing the most competitive club in the State of Arizona, Dobson Ranch Toastmasters up to the Division level. Cristi participates weekly to stay disciplined and always improving her clear and articulate speaking craft, participating since 2006.

Past Speeches

2012 Arizona CPA Annual Conference
2011 Intel AZ Chapter WIN Event Keynote
2007 Keynote Arizona Association of Chiropractic
2007 Arizona Association Business Support Services
2006 SAHRA in Yuma
2006 Four Corners of Business Success Seminar
2006 Chandler Chamber Women’s Council
2006 ASHRM Annual Conference
2006 Arizona Homes and Housing for the Aging Annual Conference on both Mediation and Coaching
2006 Arizona Association Business Support Services
2006 and 2007 Tempe Chamber’s Hot Topics Presenter
2006 and 2007 Power Ranch Business Group
2005 Arizona Petsitters’ Association Keynote
2005 Annual Down Syndrome Retreat Keynote
2005 and 2007 Annual Coaching Resource Conference
2004 Annual Inn Suites Hotels National Sales Conference
2002 American Society of Women Accountants on Family Law