January 23, 2018

Archives for May 2015

The Un-Job Fair 2015!

The Un-Job Fair 2015 is back this Saturday, May 30, 2015! The brain child of entrepreneurial guru Barbara Winter and CFU president Helen Hand, the Un-Job Fair has been the most popular event at CFU for 5 years running. While there is enormous freedom and opportunity in taking the leap into self-employment, it is also […]

Steve Veltkamp–the Biz Whiz!!

Update: Steve Veltkamp’s Jeepney broke down on the way to Colorado and we must cancel his classes this week. We’re hoping he’ll come back in the fall, but don’t have details or confirmation at the moment. –6/1/2015 Steve Veltkamp has traveled the country for years, consulting and teaching people how start new businesses and create […]

3 Essential Habits for Increasing Creativity by Steven Fischer

Creativity is a natural part of being human. As the educator Ken Robinson notes, it’s not an ability a person has or doesn’t have. It’s inherent; it’s just a matter of understanding how the creative process works and exercising it each day. The idea generator inside of us can grow strong and healthy if we […]

Maintain Your Privacy in the Digital Age

Privacy is a growing concern in our digital age.  Would you pay an extra $29 to your Internet provider so that they would promise NOT to snoop in on your web surfing? That’s exactly what AT&T is doing to their customers that sign up for their new Gigabit service. (Search for “Wall Street Journal AT&T […]

The Un-Job Fair is coming!

CFU’s Un-Job Fair: Strategies and Opportunities for Successful Self-employment is our signature event.  It represents much of what CFU is all about:  building community, supporting the “little guy”, and creating opportunities for people to change their lives.  The Un-Job Fair is not a traditional employment fair, but a day of presentations and break-out sessions for […]

Mother’s Day Ideas!

Your mom probably has enough stuff.  Here’s a better idea–a gift certificate for classes at CFU!  Or, register her for a class you know she’ll like.  Or, even better register her and yourself for the same class–wouldn’t she love to take a class with you!  If you’re a CFU member, you can use your “Bring-a-Friend” […]