business coaching that lights the path ahead

Great business coaching doesn't just show you where the road is. It helps you do the heavy lifting and teaches ways to implement changes that work, so you can strengthen your culture, your sightlines . . . and your bottom line.

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why choose a business coach?

If you want to strengthen your team and get better results, having a strong foundation is key. We focus on only those core aspects of your business that are guaranteed to produce results. No fluff. No empty promises . . . and no magic pills. That’s why our systems work. 

“I went from working 60 to 36 hours per week.”

You have taught me to step outside the box and not be afraid to try different techniques.​
Sheryl Bender
Owner - S&DAccounting

“We've dramatically changed around our cash flow.”

"Where we used to be into our line of credit by a massive amount, now we are in the positive by the equal amount. We did this by Jamie helping us with small changes in our purchasing process and training staff. We also developed specific measures of success that allow team to know how to make the right decisions.​"
Brenda Meredith
Owner - Central Industrial Solutions

see how we've changed lives


As an award-winning business coach, Jamie has been helping entrepreneurs harness stable growth since 2005. He, and his wife Erin own remain active in several businesses internationally (and we practice what we preach!) Through this keynote speaking and business coaching, Jamie has energized hundreds of businesses who want to reach their potential. When Jamie isn’t busy helping others achieve their dreams, he’s living his own with the loves of his life (his wife and 2 magnificent daughters) as well as ripping up the mountain-biking trails.

Our Team

We’re global, super-passionate, and totally obsessed with helping our clients find a better way.

Jamie Cunningham

Principal advisor

An international speaker & business coach, Jamie has dedicated his career to making businesses better – with some pretty stunning results. As a business owner with operations on both sides of the globe, Jamie has a unique understanding of our client’s goals – and cares enough to help them reach them in a way that  works for them.

Melina Gillies, CHRP, MAHRI

HR Specialist | Client success

Melina is a highly competent & professional Certified HR 
Leader with a passion for the people side of business, and brings a wealth of knowledge to the team. Due to her varied background & creative nature, she is also the ‘go-to’ person for client support and the operational requirements of SalesUp! Business Coaching.

Programs That Deliver

Our business coaching programs are born of experience, tried and true methods and focus on the essential foundations of a healthy business


Our most enhanced program, 1:1 is your permission to dream big. Completely customizable and reserved for businesses who want to grow, achieve and play at a higher level.


The coaching process is strengthened by the hearts and minds of a carefully selected group of entrepreneur's and is a boutique group program aimed at mutual success.


From business foundationals to an array of rotating special interest topics, our online programs are the place to go for targeted education. Choose from free webinars or a suite of on-demand programs at your own pace.

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