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 […]

Relationship Communication: Talk So Others Might Listen

Enriching Relationships:  Wisdom in an Ancient Proverb Mike McCafferty An ancient proverb states, “When the student is ready the teacher appears.” It sounds rather profound and seems to make perfect sense. If a student is unwilling to learn, no teacher can make them listen. With my own children particularly during their adolescent years, it was […]

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 […]

Meet Sarabeth Bjorndahl–Longtime Favorite CFU Instructor!

CFU wants to give a big shout out to Sarabeth Bjorndahl who has been teaching with us since 1993!  She is one of our most reliable instructors, always giving a terrific class and a joy to work with.  She has taught Take Control of Your Life:  Set Healthy Boundaries for years and now will be […]

Reduce Conflict: 3 Tips to Better Relationships by Lindsay Hayes

Reduce Conflict:  3 Tips to Better Relationships What makes us enjoy someone’s company? Is it that they make us smile, provide support in times of need, or the commonalities we share? It’s all of these things and much more. Happy, harmonious friendships, work interactions, and romantic relationships occur when we meet each other’s needs. Here […]

Extraordinary Elder: Joanna Hudson

Joanna Hudson is, herself, an extraordinary elder who teaches a class at CFU on that topic.  Joanna loves to tell stories, as you can see from her blog entry: “The stories I call “wisdom” stories are the ones that come down to us from ancestors to tell us how to live and hopefully how to […]

The Self-Aware Leader: Your Singular Skill for Success by Tasha Eurich

The Self Aware Leader: Discover the Singular Skill for Success Self-awareness, understanding yourself and how other people see you, is the meta-skill of the 21st century. There is strong scientific evidence that self-aware people are happier and more satisfied with their relationships. They raise more mature children. They’re superior students who are smarter about choosing […]

Get Money Smart: CFU Financial & Investing Classes

The economy moves ahead in fits and spurts.  In this financial climate it’s important to be as informed as you can be.  The experienced professionals that teach CFU’s investing and financial classes give you information that can empower you to be in charge of your own financial future.  Learn to manage your money, decrease debt, make smart investments, […]

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 […]

What Improv Can Teach You: Featuring Lainie Hodges

In her Empowered Women Circle blog post, “What Improv Can Teach You”, Annie Rose Stathes describes her friendship with CFU’s new improv teacher, Lainie Hodges, and the work she does with improvisation.  Lainie uses improv as a tool to help people show up in life as their most authentic selves.  Read the blog post here.  Learn […]