Many funeral professionals and consumers that watched ‘Best Funeral Ever’ found the professional mourners to be tasteless and tacky. But in my researching I found that ‘professional mourners’ are not only still used but are also available for rent!
This is a pretty funny video. I think the point is; table tennis, big trains and funeral arrangements don’t mix. Happy Monday!
The Foundation Partners Group is reported to be packing up shop and moving to Orlando today. It is also reported that they are going to be a much smaller company upon their arrival in Orlando.
Kathleen Taylor is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with over 20 years of experience in the nonprofit healthcare and social services sector. She currently directs the community engagement functions of a large nonprofit hospice organization. This is her TEDx Tampa talk from November 2012 titled “Rethinking the Bucket List”
Bronnie Ware’s book, ‘The Top Five Regrets of the Dying – A Life Transformed by the Dearly Departing‘ is a memoir of her own life and how it was transformed through the regrets of the dying people she cared for.
Here are the top five regrets she heard after years of working in palliative care:
Personalization, personalization, personalization…that is the message about funeral service that is beginning conveyed on television right now. From ‘Best Funeral Ever’ to ‘Shipping Wars’ on A&E.
Last night on the show, one of the drivers had to transport a custom hot rod casket.
Funeral planning television is coming to a screen near you. A Good Goodbye TV, an educational and entertaining 12-episode series of 30-minute programs,will present expert interviews on “everything you need to know before you go.”
Whether it’s a traditional or trendy funeral, a cremation or a cemetery, leaving this world is one of the biggest single investments a person will make. Meet the players of this macabre and morbid yet highly competitive world.
I know you probably feel like I’m putting you on social media overload but this is important stuff and funeral directors need to wake the heck up!
Please watch the video below (it’s less than 1 minute long) and replace the words “business” and “people” with “funeral homes” and “funeral directors”. This is no joke, its the truth, the real deal, the way it is, the end of the road….ect
I got a number of emails today from funeral homes wanting to know how Facebook’s new Graph Search would work. It’s starting to rollout to beta testers so those of you who got on the list should be getting access to the feature soon. Instead of recording a video on how to use Facebook’s Graph I found a easy to understand tutorial video on Business Insider: