In this episode I talk about gender bias in the funeral profession, clear up some confusion about Facebook Live and talk about Funeral Suppliers in the Stop Being Stupid segment! #SBS – Don’t forget to answer our ‘Would You Rather’ question in the comments
Perhaps it’s unfair that those of us who work in the funeral profession have a bit of an uphill battle in dispelling the unearned negative impressions the public may have formed about us. Death is a fact of life, and it takes a special person and a special team to show honor to those who have passed while comforting and serving the family and friends of the deceased. If you could convince John Q. Public to spend time with you and your staff at your facility you could reveal how wonderfully human, compassionate, professional, and fun you really are.
The new Facebook reactions are finally here — which means you can respond to someone’s status with Love, Haha, Wow, Sad and Angry in addition to the familiar, original Like. If you’re not seeing those options in your News Feed yet, though, we’re here to help.
The International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association is extending a special “Buy One, Bring One Free” offer to attract new attendees to the ICCFA 2016 Convention & Exposition, April 13-16 in New Orleans, Louisiana. For anyone who signs up as a regular attendee, he/she may bring a first-time attendee free of charge (registration must be of equal or lesser value
The #FNhustle and #FNchange keeps rolling strong in Episode 21! We sit down with the guys behind LA Ads, known as the ‘agents of change’ and for their red shoes. We spotlight a funeral director in Texas who is smashing the status quo to serve her community and our WTF looks at a terrible ad from a funeral home in Australia.
Most of us who are interested in death and dying or work in that field in some capacity have struggled at times with loneliness and social isolation. Living in a death-phobic society means that few of the people we encounter in our everyday lives will want to hear about our work and almost no one we meet will share our excitement about the latest options for green burial or conscious dying.
ASD – Answering Service for Directors, the leading funeral home answering service is pleased to announce their Premier Level participation in Selected Independent Funeral Homes’ Preferred Partner Program. ASD is the only answering service devoted solely to the needs of funeral directors. The company serves more than 6,000 funeral homes and is the preferred choice among Independent Funeral Homes and Funeral Home Directors.
Most of us are saturated with messages regarding the importance of eating “right” and exercising. Often these wellness messages come across as critical and judgmental, making us feel there is one more area of our lives overburdened with things we don’t have time to do. This can end up creating more stress instead of alleviating it!
Boost Future Success through Smarter Financial Management: NFDA to Host Second Annual Business Conference
With many years of experience providing compassionate service to families under their belt, funeral home owners and managers have confidence in their ability to care for the bereaved. However, managing their funeral home’s finances with expertise can be a challenge. Created especially for small to mid-size funeral home businesses, the second annual National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) Business Conference will arm managers with innovative solutions and essential business knowledge and tools to ensure growth, profitability and financial strength.
FrontRunner Professional in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, has won an honorable mention in the International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association’s 2015 Keeping It Personal (KIP) Awards, recognizing the best in personalization in the cemetery, funeral service and cremation profession.