February 23, 2017

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 […]

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 […]

Become a Mediator: Comprehensive Mediation Training

Comprehensive Mediation Training takes place twice a year at CFU.  Join attorney, professional mediator and long-time mediation trainer, Jo-Marie Lisa, and professional mediator, Theresa Marrone, for  Become a Mediator week-long mediation training seminar this October 10-14.  Learn conflict resolution skills that can help you improve office dynamics and increase productivity, or work in the legal system, or […]

Self-Awareness: The Key to a Better Life

There is strong evidence that people who are self-aware are happier and more satisfied with their relationships. In fact, self-awareness might just be the meta-skill for the 21st century. Self-aware people are better students, make strong career decisions, and raise more mature children. Join New York Times best-selling author and researcher Tasha Eurich, PhD, on […]

Sell it on eBay: Kevin Boyd seminars

Whether you are just cleaning out your closets or want to start an eBay business, enrolling in the upcoming May 2016 Kevin Boyd eBay selling seminars are the quickest route to getting your stuff online and money in your pocket. Kevin comes to CFU from Seattle, where he is widely known as an eBay entrepreneurial guru. […]

UN-Job Presenter: Lynn Wilson

Lynn Wilson, MIBA.  For the past 9 years, Mr. Wilson has been a college professor conducting courses in business management, accounting, career skills and technology administration. He is highly sought for advising small businesses, non-profits, and individuals how to startup new businesses and careers. Most importantly, he developed the system and resources which has facilitated the […]

Career Change: Classes at CFU Help You Find the Way

Saturday morning Barbara Bradley Haggerty presented a story on NPR about career changes in mid-life.  Of course this story made me think of the many classes we offer at CFU that help people make the life changes they need or want to make and prepare for the next stages in their lives.  I won’t be […]