October 19, 2017

Halloween: Ghost Tours with Phil Goodstein

Halloween wouldn’t be the same with out the ghost tours conducted by Phil Goodstein. Phil is Denver’s historian who has a special affinity for the weird, spooky and seamy aspects of Denver.  See a side of Denver that you’ve never seen, discover the haunted spots, and learn a little history at the same time. See […]

Plan the Life in Retirement That You Want

As you leave your 9 to 5 job or sell your business, it is the perfect time to plan the life in retirement that you want.  It’s finally your time to choose! To paraphrase a bumper sticker I see often, ‘STUFF HAPPENS’.  There is the ‘STUFF’ happens to us, and then there is the ‘STUFF’ […]

Become a Mediator: 40-hour Mediation Training

Mediation training can be a terrific new career path as opportunities are increasing for trained mediators in many business and legal settings. But mediation skills are not only for professional mediators. Many people find that their careers and professional interactions benefit from what they learn in our professional mediation class (next date: October 18-24, 2017).  […]

Benefits of The Stand-up Comedy Experience

5 Reasons Why Stand-Up Comedy Will Help You (Even if you don’t want to be a comedian!) by Ken Cornell, CFU Instructor I have been watching, writing, analyzing and performing stand-up comedy for a long time. I used to do it because I thought I was funny and was sure I would be a star; […]

Mindfulness: Find What’s Right for Your Practice

What Mindfulness Technique Do I Choose?! by Ginny Castleberry A mindfulness practice isn’t just sitting silently on a mat for an hour.  Different techniques abound!  Some have you walking a labyrinth, some have you eating, some have you chanting.  Some are alone, some are in groups.  Some take you through a wonderfully long, detailed tour […]

Social Media Training & Online Marketing

We recognize that many of the folks who take classes at CFU are small business owners or aspiring entrepreneurs.  An area of focus in our programming is putting together a great selection of social media training  and online marketing. These days, you can’t do business without learning at least a little about using social media […]

Raising Capital for Real Estate Investment: Teo Nicolais

When my Harvard Extension students ask me why I love real estate, my first response is that it’s truly unique among investments: Search the globe and you will find no business which is more accessible to individual investors. Starting with a single rental condominium, an investor can quickly build a steady stream of cash flows […]

The Retirement Cliff: by Steve Geist

Regarding the Retirement Cliff: Perhaps the most surprising thing about the entire notion of retirement in America today is how little anybody seems to know about financial well-being in retirement. Didn’t they teach this stuff in school? Apparently not. Plain and simple, for many Americans today, financial planning for retirement requires improvement. Many Americans today […]

Workshop with Peter J. Hughes

Peter J. Hughes-professional muse, is a master change facilitator, with seventeen years of vibe-alignment training and facilitating experience to his credit.  Peter is a gifted change facilitator and intuitive.  CFU is honored to bring his special perspective and unique skills for helping people give bring forward heir own creative potential. Peter’s  powerful one-day workshop, Recipe […]

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 […]