January 20, 2018

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’ […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]