Business growth will not last forever!

Karley Cunningham was having the time of her life. She had a fast-growing, profitable business that was increasing growth every year, she moved to the shore, and she invited her wife to join the business. But growth doesn’t always last, and as it started to slow down, she took on all the responsibility and pressure – and not only strained the business, but her mental health and relationship too! 

Karley Cunningham works with clients who seek an advantage, desire bold differentiation, and want to unleash the untapped power of their brand to stand out in a sea of sameness and overwhelming noise, all of this sounds great but success can get really deep in your mind and your heart; This is why Karley shares her story at Fuckup Nights Vancouver.


About the Speaker

Karley Cunningham
Karley Cunningham

Brand Strategist

The Big Thinker, Creative Strategist & Growth Accelerator at Big Bold Brand Inc., Karley has written for well-respected publications, is a sought-after speaker and mentor for several national and international business organizations. She is a community builder and a master networker who lives the practice of ‘giver’s gain’ daily. With 20+ years of experience at the intersection of sales, branding, marketing and communications and having built multiple businesses, Karley is a trusted advisor to leaders driven to accelerate their business’ growth and success.


Fuckup Nights is a global movement that helps people break free from the paradigms that limit their lives. Every month we organize events around the world where speakers share the stories behind their professional fuckups, using failure to encourage difficult, vulnerable, and meaningful conversations.

The stories of failed business, commercial relationships that ended sour, the products that had to be removed from the market. We tell everything without filters.