February 23, 2017

Say Yes to Life! Workshops with Peter J. Hughes

Peter J. Hughes is a gifted change facilitator and intuitive.  On his website, he writes, “Do you know you already have everything within you to create the fully-realized highest potential version of yourself? Are you ready to take 100% responsibility for everything in your life so that you can make the appropriate changes to call forth […]

Nonprofit administration workshops: Lynn O’Connell

Lynn O’Connell returns in March to host several of her nonprofit administration and leadership workshops. Lynn’s classes are specifically designed for people who are interested in developing knowledge and skills to start or grow a nonprofit. Browse all Lynn’s classes here. The 3 R’s of Volunteers: Recruitment, Retention and Recognition (3/2/17, 12-2:30 pm): Nonprofits are […]

Business Guru: Jennifer Croft

Before launching a business, you should find out if it has potential for success.  Jennifer Croft will show you a simple, ten-step evaluation process that will enable you to predict whether your business will succeed, how long it will take to break even, how much you’ll be able to pay yourself, and how you can improve your overall […]

Small Business Success Workshops with Steve Veltkamp

Steve Veltkamp comes to town March 14-18, 2017 with a series of his most popular small business classes. Students tell us that they love Steve’s classes because he’s got rock-solid, creative ideas for starting and running small businesses. He’s also down-to-earth, funny, and puts on a heck of a seminar. Whether you are looking for […]

Master the Fine Art of Small Talk: with Debra Fine

Lots of people dread networking events and other professional interaction because they simply aren’t sure what to talk about — or how to get a conversation going in the first place. But networking is just another name for the small talk we all use everyday to start conversations and keep them going. And the good […]

Benefits of The Stand-up Comedy Experience

News Flash!  The Feb. session of Survive the Open Mic will begin on Wed. Feb. 8.  Register now! 5 Reasons Why Stand-Up Comedy Will Help You (Even if you don’t want to be a comedian!) by Ken Cornell, CFU Instructor I have been watching, writing, analyzing and performing stand-up comedy for a long time. I […]

Get graphic with new Adobe CC trainings!

We’re pleased to launch updates to our Adobe CC trainings in 2017, including new Advanced sections for popular classes like Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. All our Adobe CC trainings have been updated to address the latest features in these powerful, professional graphic tools. In Illustrator learn new tools like the shaper, touch type, curvature, […]

Three Keys to Effective Workplace Communication by Wendy Hauser, DVM

Three key factors form the basis of effective communication in the workplace: Personality Preferences Our personalities are shaped by many causes, innate and environmental.  Understanding our personality preferences and how to recognize the personality preferences of others enhances the effectiveness and quality of our interactions.  When we recognize differences and change our approach based on […]

Welcome Microsoft Office 2016 classes!

We’re please to roll out a whole new series of Microsoft Office 2016 training classes this year. If you are already an Office user, get up to speed quickly on all the new features of the 2016 platform in  our new Transition to MS Office 2016 class. You’ll examine in-depth the new interface and features […]

Beginning Acting with Andrew Uhlenhopp: Take Your Turn on Stage!

Perhaps you enjoyed acting in your school days, or maybe it’s always been a dream to step out on the stage. CFU makes it easy to explore your untapped passion for acting in a fun, low-pressure way with our Beginning Acting Class, that starts next on March 18, 2017 and runs for 6 weeks. This […]