4 Important Ways To Embrace Spring Time At Your Funeral Home

Ahh, spring is upon us. Technically, March 20th was the official beginning of spring in the Northern Hemisphere. Spring is the perfect time of year to tune into the blooming happening all around us. And the blooming is happening at your funeral home, too. After all the hectic-ness of the holiday season, it’s time to […]

The Funeral Director Job Description of the Future

The future of funerals needs you. Yes you. You empathetic, bright, passionate person who wants to join in on the movement of where the future of funerals is headed. It doesn’t matter if you’ve been doing this for 30 years, or are considering a career in the funeral profession… you are the future of funerals. […]

A Look at Cemetery Customs, Challenges And Changes Around the World

What happens when you bring together three funeral directors from very different cultures, across the world from each other? You gain a lot of insight into the beauty, as well as the challenges, in each culture. And, therefore, gain insight into the global trends happening in our wildly changing world of death and dying. At […]

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How a 27-Year-Old Is Re-Defining The Grief Process With Her Cremation Diamond Start-Up

    What’s the difference between a business fueled by profit margins, and a business fueled by heart? The answer? Eterneva, a cremation diamond business founded by young-and-refreshing entrepreneurs, Adelle Archer and Garrett Ozar. Eterneva is on a mission to radically redefine the way we memorialize our loved ones. How do they do it? I […]

11 Tweets About Traditional Funerals That Show Things Are Definitely Changing…

When surfing the waves of Twitter recently, we came across an interesting thread of sparked by BBC on human composting. The thread was essentially a group of young people rooting for a more green approach to funerals. They spoke to the downsides of traditional funerals, and why they’re seemingly more irrelevant to the younger generation. […]

We Interviewed a Soul Midwife to Discuss the Mind, Body & Soul Journey of Death

Chances are that if you’re involved in the funeral profession, you’ll have come across Soul Midwives by now. Also known as End-Of-Life Doulas, this movement is becoming a momentous force in the funeral service industry. As we feel the force increasing, we’re curious about what Soul Midwives and Death Doulas can offer the funeral profession […]

Use Your Voice! The Best Ways to Stand Up for Yourself and The Funeral Profession

As a funeral professional, chances are you face plenty of misconceptions about who you are and what you do, everyday. You may even feel that you have to defend yourself from time to time. After all, there are the unfortunate few we see in the news that don’t have families’ best interest in mind, and […]

People Buy from People: Why Your Pre-Need Strategy isn’t Working (And How To Fix It)

In the funeral profession, it’s easy for us to understand the importance of pre-planning and making your last wishes known… before it’s too late. But most people outside of this “world” of ours have no clue about the importance of pre-planning. The interesting part is, it’s not even that families today don’t want to make […]

How One Fed Up Funeral Director Created a Thriving & Modern Funeral Business

  As 2019 fast approaches, so too does the new paradigm of funeral service. We had the chance to sit down with Louise Winter, the owner of Poetic Endings, recently to find out where she thought the funeral profession was headed… and what’s wrong with the current state of affairs. Louise shared her open and […]

How End-Of-Life Doulas Can Teach Us A New Way of Dying… And Grieving

There are many similarities between birth and death. Just like birth… death is a deeply personal, emotionally and physically intense journey for the loved one and the family and friends involved. Henry Fersko-Weiss got to thinking about these similarities, and wondered. What if we supported the dying and their families, the same way we support […]