The REAL Value of Funerals That We Fail To Communicate

Humans have an inherent desire to celebrate a life lived and share their loved one’s story with one another. Yet, the “no service” mentality is taking hold in funeral planning. By abandoning the ritual and tradition of family and friends gathering to share memories and help each other grieve, they are ignoring the real value […]

6 Things We Learned In 2017 That Will Change Funerals Forever

As 2017 has officially come to a close, there’s no better exercise than to reflect on the past twelve months — skills acquired, discoveries made, lessons learned. What has made 2017 unique? What have we gained in the previous year that we can use to make the next year even better? In that spirit, funeral […]

6 Classes That Every Funeral Director Should Major In This Year

We are officially one week into the back-to-school season. Now, I know what you’re thinking… “It’s been years since I had a first day of school!” But just because you may have stopped stocking up on September school supplies, or showing up for class with a fresh notebook ready to be filled, that doesn’t mean […]

How To Make The Longest Day Of Summer The Most Productive For Your Funeral Home

If you’re anything like most other funeral professionals, by 9am you probably already have a to-do list that’s a mile long, a dozen calls to make, and a couple hours of sleep you’d like to catch up on. Your never-ending cycle of “must-dos” can overshadow how much time you get to spend giving your business […]

How To Turn Millennials Into The Best Funeral Home Employees Ever

Earlier this month, the funeralOne team was down in Nashville, Tennessee for the annual International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association (ICCFA) conference! Not only is ICCFA one of our favorite events of the year because we get to meet with amazing funeral professionals from all over the world, but it also brings together some of […]

The Missing Puzzle Piece In Your Funeral Home’s Success

Have you ever noticed how today’s funeral profession has a striking similarity to jigsaw puzzles? No, we haven’t gone crazy. Just hear us out… When you are putting together a jigsaw puzzle, you’re focused on one thing and one thing only – that picture-perfect vision on the front of the box that you are working […]

10 Tasks That Will Make You A Better Funeral Pro In 10 Minutes Or Less

I don’t know about you, but I fell off the wagon on my New Year’s Resolutions about two weeks into 2017… and I’m sure I’m not the only one. For instance, maybe you downloaded one of our top nine tools that could help bring you funeral success in the New Year, and just never got […]

No More Excuses… These 9 Tools Will Bring You Funeral Success In 2017

As soon as you enter the month of January, there is simply no escape from the topic of resolutions. Whether it’s defining personal goals for the upcoming year, or listing out the professional challenges that may be in the way of business success, it seems like everyone around us has a set plan for what […]

The 6 Cornerstones of Funeral Service That Guide Everything

The goal of a funeral director should not be to increase call volume, revenue per call, or to get as many families as possible through their doors each year. No… the ultimate goal of any funeral professional should be to provide nurturing care to the families that they serve through the essential cornerstones of the […]

6 Ways To Thrive (Not Just Survive) In The Future of Funerals

What will the funeral profession look like in 10, or even 20 years? Well, that’s hard to tell… Think about 20 years ago, before the advent of the web, or Google, or cell phones. Oh, how different customer experience (and life) was then! Looking at just how much of the landscape of the funeral profession […]