Waking Up Is Hard To Do…Humor Does Work

February 1, 2013
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The post I made yesterday about humor in the funeral profession did ruffle feathers (it was meant to). But it also brought some other professions to my attention that have used humor to address very serious situations.

I got the following Youtube link from my good friend Alan Creedy. Alan pinned in his email to me the following:

Just imagine the sense of professional horror among anesthesiologists when this video came out.  But check out the hits on their various videos.  As a potential patient it gives me a chance to see them as a person with a sense of humor.  Warm, approachable and caring.

I echo Alan’s views and opinions.

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So I ask you:

Is there a place for humor in the funeral profession?

Ryan Thogmartin

CEO at DISRUPT Media and ConnectingDirector.com
Ryan Thogmartin is the Owner and CEO of DISRUPT Media. DISRUPT Media is a full service social media agency specializing in social media strategy, management and reporting for funeral companies. DISRUPT Media is the creator of the FUNERAL Social Design Process which is the only full service social media strategy program crafted specifically for the funeral profession.

Go to http://funeralsocial.com to find out more about the services we offer. Our clients who are apart of our FUNERAL Social Design Process are seeing an increase in post reach and engagement of over 300%.

Ryan is also the founder of ConnectingDirectors.com. ConnectingDirectors.com is the leading online daily publication for funeral professionals with a reader base of over 45,000 of the most elite and forward-thinking professionals in the profession. With ConnectingDirectors.com Ryan has created a global community through an online platform allowing funeral professionals to Stay Current. Stay Informed and Stay Elite.
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