How To Support a Grieving Friend In A Time of Social Isolation

Do you feel it? Loss is in the air. Grief is prevalent.  With more than 150,000 COVID-19 deaths being reported in the U.S. alone, chances are you’re either dealing directly with loss, or seeing it all around you. And without touch (perhaps the most important needs of humans), it’s hard to try and attempt to […]

‌‌5 Minority Owned Funeral Homes You Should Know About (And Support)

What would you say if I asked to describe your typical funeral director? Would they be male, white, and middle aged? Chances are, your stereotypes of funeral directors would lead you to an image similar to what we just described. Yet, funeral service is changing. And this is to be celebrated. Young folks, women, LBGTQ […]

What Makes a Funeral Home Successful During a Pandemic?

Since 2020 began, a lot has changed (here’s a hilarious review of 2020 in case you need it). The way we communicate, connect, work, socialize, do business, eat… pretty much every aspect of our lives has changed since COVID-19 hit us like a giant curveball.  So that means the ideas around success in the funeral […]

A Hilarious Look at 2020 In The Funeral Profession So Far In Memes

Ahh, 2020. What can we say, really? Are there any words to describe it? Probably not, and that’s why we chose memes to do it for us instead. In case you need a laugh, here is a quick recap of this year in memes. Enjoy and share this with anyone who needs a chuckle. After […]

5 Ways To Show Up For Your Families During Times of Disruption

“We could have never seen this coming” said everyone in 2020. “Disruption” is an understatement when it comes to describing 2020 so far. Thankfully, the funeral profession is pretty used to rolling with the punches, but how does that translate into you showing up for your customers during these times when fear and anxiety are […]

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6 Ideas for Tackling Racial Inequality in the Funeral Profession

Racism is one of the many elephants in the rooms in the funeral profession. While we’re already warmed up from all the systemic changes from a global pandemic, why not keep the momentum going? Why not address racism in the funeral profession and commit to a new way of being? Here’s a hint… there isn’t […]

5 Principles to Embrace For a Successful COVID-19 Recovery at your Funeral Home

Between talks of “how much longer?” and “what’s next?” is the idea of a post-pandemic normal.  What that normal will look like, is being created today, here and now…And it all starts with you. That’s right, YOU are creating a new normal for the funeral profession through the messages you share, services you provide and […]

7 Ways To Manage Your Uncertainty Fears Right Now

First a global pandemic hit. Then, came the protests. And let’s not even get into the economic turmoil at play. One thing is for certain in all of this, and that is: NOTHING is certain. So what gives? How do we, as individuals, as professionals and as a collective, face uncertainty and stay sane, healthy […]

7 Leadership Modes to Embrace During the COVID-19 Recovery

This is a time of the greatest change our society has seen in a long time. And you’re a part of it… As a matter of fact, you’re SHAPING it, funeral professional. How are you planning on showing up in the wake of a new normal, a new way? Here are 7 traits to adopt […]

8 Important & Powerful Lessons COVID-19 Has Taught Us (So Far)

Ah, the era of COVID-19. A time in our lives we could have never predicted. A crisis that has changed it all. And as we move through this pandemic, we, as resilient and adaptable beings, have amazing lessons to learn. Here are 8 things we’ve learned from the coronavirus pandemic, and how we can use […]