June 24, 2017

Barbara Winter: Why An Un-Job Fair?

What Is This “Un-Job Fair”?? By Barbara Winter During the years I lived in Las Vegas, our local news had at least one story a week about a job fair. We’d be shown long lines of folks waiting to hand in their resumes and find a job. Any job. The number of applicants always outnumbered […]

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 […]

Wondering about the Un-Job Fair? Watch this video!

CFU’s signature event, The Un-Job Fair: Options & Strategies for Successful Self-Employment, will be held on June 17, 2017. Learn more about this terrific event, now in its eighth year! Or register here!    

Learn a Foreign Language!

No More Excuses! 5 Common Myths That Stop You from Speaking a Foreign Language. You probably have heard all the great benefits that learning a foreign language can give you. It trains your brain, improves your memory, boosts your confidence, helps you connect with people around the world, and travel to other countries. Considering all […]

Joan Janis–Speaking of Being on the Spot…

Speaking of Being on the Spot… by Joan Janis I was in church recently, when the pastor gave out kudos to the brunch team for their fine job.  He began with my friend Virginia, since she was closest to the front, saying how wonderful she was.  As if he had it planned, he walked right […]

Behind the Scenes at CFU: Who is CFU?

  We have a terrific staff here at CFU, but folks coming to take classes don’t always get to know them.  We work behind the scenes to support the opportunity for you to take the terrific classes offered by the instructors who bring their expertise and passion to CFU. When you call, you’re like to […]

Get Real! Jim Jacobs on Being Authentic

The Challenge of Being Real By Jim R. Jacobs, LCSW I was tuned into the radio yesterday morning as I headed into work.  I enjoyed listening as the DJ’s dialogued about a celebrity they described as “so very real!”  They touted her social media posts where she shares both the good and bad and admired […]

Building Rapport to Stay Engaged

Building Rapport, Staying Engaged By Lisa Olcese, MS Getting stuck in some heated conversations, political or otherwise? It seems that we are feeling more divided than ever before, which increases the urgency to build bridges across our differences if we are to create the world we want for ourselves and for future generations. Here are […]

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 […]

Instructor Chris Hyde has passed away

We received the sad news today that Chris Hyde died this morning of a massive stroke.  Chris began teaching “Streamline Your Writing” about a year ago. He built the course around his book SOFAwriter’s Guide He was passionate about the topic and students gave him top reviews for his course.  We will hold Chris and his […]