January 20, 2018

Archives for May 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 […]

The Un-Job Fair 2017!

Have you been thinking about starting your own business or nonprofit? Perhaps you’ve already taken that first step (or a big leap!) toward becoming your own boss. If so, you’ll be in good company at CFU’s Un-Job Fair™ on June 17, 2017. We know that making the transition to self-employment is equal parts exhilarating and […]

Take the Bully by the Horns!

Tongue Fu!: Deal with Difficult People Without Becoming One Yourself Sam Horn was one of the first to take on on the issue of bullying in her pivotal book, Tongue Fu!: How to Deflect, Disarm, and Defuse Any Verbal Conflict.  Since that time, she has empowered people across the world to stand up to bullies.  […]

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 […]

Become a Leader in Your Nonprofit!

Denver is booming with nonprofits these days and you can boost your attractiveness in the field by honing your knowledge base and skill sets unique to nonprofit work. We’ve built a whole program of classes to help you out, including a certification program in nonprofit leadership and administration.  The cornerstone of this program are the […]