A number of years ago, I heard a quote I liked and have often used: “If you don’t toot your own horn, someone will use it as a spittoon.” More, shall I say, mature readers will know what a spittoon is, but the younger funeral directors might have to look it up.I did not take this quote to mean bragging or boasting. Rather, in regard to funeral service, I believe it could be interpreted to mean truthfully explaining to or educating a person, group, community or the public in general about:
Homesteaders Life Company, a national leader in pre-need funeral funding, recently released Un regalo para sus seres queridos™, a Spanish-language version of its popular community presentation program Think of Me When®. This comprehensive resource is designed to help funeral service professionals share the benefits of advance funeral planning.
OMAHA, Neb. (April 21, 2014) – Physicians Mutual recently named Jason Bangs to its pre-need team as marketing manager.
Bangs has worked in the insurance industry for 20 years. He most recently served as product and market specialist at Physicians Mutual with responsibilities of product development, management and marketing efforts for health products including Medicare supplement, dental, critical illness and accident.
In his new role, Bangs will manage marketing, branding, sponsorship and public relations activities for the Advanced Funding Solutions program. In addition, he will represent Physicians Mutual at state and national conventions. Bangs holds a master’s degree in business administration from Creighton University.
This video was originally shared from the NFDA Facebook Page and it will blow you away.
Not long ago a former client told me he had conducted an employee engagement survey with his employees and, surprisingly enough, found that there was a significant gap between what he thought the engagement level was and what employees communicated
Every week on Facebook, ASD has been sharing #FuneralDirectorFacts that most people don’t know to help educate others about dedication of funeral professionals. What is one thing about your career as a director that others outside the profession wouldn’t know?
This was originally shared by Caleb Wilde but we thought is was worthy of sharing also! We hope you enjoyed your Easter!
What will your headstone say? Here are a few that might trigger an idea!
For over two years, Kennedy’s been fighting inoperable brain cancer. Recently, when the tumor in her brain started to grow, she was forced to leave school. But her classmates didn’t let her absence go unnoticed. Students at Carnegie Vanguard banded together with school staff members to set up a prom just for Kennedy
Lori’s poem, “The Mortician” describes how inaccurate the perceptions others have of funeral directors are by describing her husband’s compassion and concern for the living. We enjoyed Lori’s poem immensely and thought you would as well: