January 22, 2018

Negotiation Skills for Women: Jeanne Lee

Are you dreading a meeting in the near future which will require negotiating on behalf of your team? Or yourself? Would you like to be empowered in both of these situations? If you answered yes to either or both of these questions, then empowerment will require at least a four step process. First, you must […]

Master the Fine Art of Small Talk: Debra Fine

Become a small talk survivor with this dynamic workshop with Debra Fine.  Debra travels the world giving workshops and keynote addresses to groups about the art of small talk.    If you dread receptions, networking events, or parties or if you just want to become more skilled at making new connections, you’ll love this workshop.  […]

Explore, Experience and Grow!

CFU provides a wide range of opportunities for you to Explore, Experience and Grow!  You can take just a few hours out of your day or evening and hop into a class that can bring new energy and perspective to your life.  Check out a few of our upcoming courses. 8/6/15–Improv for Everybody:  Get Out […]

Businesses Would Be Wise to Learn How to Speak in Soundbites by Esty Atlas

This may surprise you, but the majority of well-known people you think of as extroverts actually hate public speaking.  Comedian Jerry Seinfeld once joked, “According to most studies, people’s number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death. Death is number two. Does that sound right? This means to the average person, if you […]

Debra Fine Teaches the Fine Art of Small Talk

Join nationally recognized speaker and author Debra Fine for the Fine Art of Small Talk on February 9, 2015. Learn and practice tips and skills to help you overcome social and conversational awkwardness in any situation. Debra Fine makes this class fun and incredibly rewarding no matter your goals. Class is perfect for anyone — […]

Three Ways to Bring More Love into Your Life by Gary Michael

1. Start with your attitude: make your mindset one of openness and inclusion. Don’t discount the possibility of love because someone doesn’t share your taste in cars, movies or desserts. You can disagree on politics if you either agree to have coverall discussions of your differences or to keep quiet on the subject. 2. Let […]

Classes to start your New Year right!

At CFU we offer a wide range of classes to  help you start your New Year right!  CFU has all your bases covered for 2015, whether your goals are personal or professional.  See all of the January classes or browse through a sampling of what we have coming up: Health and Wellness: 1/8/15–Clean Living:  Managing […]

Joan Janis presents on career benefits of communication skills

Joan Janis Wednesday, January 21, 2015 – 6:30pm Schlessman Family Branch Library at 1st Ave. and Quebec The 2013 Denver Division Toastmaster of the Year, and member of Cherry Creek Toastmasters, Joan Janis is a renowned Denver Speaker who will be presenting the massive career benefits of improving your communication skills, and informing you about […]

Become a Small Talk Survivor

Social occasions and networking events can be daunting, but you can take this opportunity to become a small talk survivor.  Debra Fine has the keys to turning those events from dreaded into delightful.  She has helped hundreds of people at CFU and around the world master the fine art of small talk. In this fun […]

Debra Fine Masters the Art of Conversation

Working as an engineer, Debra Fine, like many of her colleagues, dreaded meetings and would hide in the restroom to avoid having to interact. social events.  She realized that they were all missing out on opportunities to build relationships and increase success. She realized that there are specific skills that can be easily learned that […]