5 Tips For Integrating the Future of Funerals Into Your Funeral Business

I know you’ve heard it all before. The “old way” of doing business in the funeral profession is dying (pun intended). And in fact, the “new way” is already here. It’s happening. And it seems to be picking up momentum.  There are plenty of folks in the funeral profession reading this blog right now that […]

6 Words Every Funeral Director Should Remove From Their Vocabulary Today

As a funeral professional, you spend most of your time speaking with people.  Families, florists, co-workers, nurses, banks… the list goes on. And believe it or not, the words you choose to say have immense power. One tiny word in a sentence can change the whole attitude around a situation. In this business, it’s all […]

What Your Halloween Costume Says About Your Funeral Directing Style

Halloween is that time of the year we often find ourselves finding a costume to wear for a party, gathering, or work. And as silly as we might think it is, your Halloween costume has the potential to say more about you than you think.  In fact, according to Psychology Today: “Costumes are communication devices. […]

8 Ideas To Borrow From The Phenomenon of the “Death Cafe” At Your Funeral Home

A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down!  That’s the idea behind Death Cafe, a safe space for people to gather, talk about death and find community with a side of cake. You can get a better idea of their mission in this video celebrating their recent 8th birthday: As the death positive movement […]

25 Quotes to Empower You To Become a Part of The Future Of Funerals

The “Future of Funerals”. A topic we’ve spent many a day writing about, researching, reading about, and talking to our clients about.  If you’ve popped your head out of your funeral home long enough to attend a conference, workshop or event that’s funeral industry related, you’ll hear more of this “future of funerals”. This “future” […]

9 Habits Every Funeral Professional Needs To Ditch Right Now

What makes a successful funeral director?  A foundation of good habits. Especially these 9 habits of highly successful funeral directors. But what do we do with these bad habits we still slip on sometimes? I think it’s important to address them, not just individually, but as an profession as a whole. That’s why we asked […]

How to Host Non-Creepy, Effective In-Person Gatherings At Your Funeral Home

Hosting events at your funeral home is a great way to build community and create a welcoming environment at your business. Yet, unfortunately, thanks to the nature of the business, people tend to feel creeped out by a funeral home event… Unless it’s done right. When done right, in person events can serve as a […]

How To Get Your Funeral Home On Instagram: A Step-By-Step Guide

It seems like there’s always a new social media platform to keep up with these days, and that can be overwhelming for the ever busy funeral director.  You may ask yourself, is Instagram really worth my precious time?  Considering that there are over 1 billion monthly active users, and more than 500 million of them […]

8 Lessons From Brene Brown On Healing Through Grief

Brene Brown is certainly having a moment!  And it’s no surprise why. Her research taps right into what we need most right now in the world… especially around grief and healing: more vulnerability and less shame.  Thanks to her Netflix special, books, and her popular TedTalks people feel empowered to be more courageous and authentic […]

15 HIlarious & True Reasons Why Every Funeral Director Deserves To Relax This Labor Day Weekend

  No laboring on Labor Day weekend – it’s a rule!  We know that rule can be one that’s hard to follow in the busy life of a funeral director, so we came up with 15 very convincing reasons why you absolutely deserve to take a break and soak up the last days of summer: […]