At an altitude of just over 1000 feet, I released from the tow line, got squared away, and reached into the pocket where Chris was waiting. But I did not realize how difficult it was to take both hands off the control bar while trying to unzip the baggie off to my side as we flew through the air at about 25 miles per hour.
Qeepr Social Memorials teams up with death professionals, Caitlin Doughty and Lauren LeRoy for a roundtable discussion on death and dying. The talk will be streamed live via Google+ and Youtube on March 12th at 4pm EST.
After watching this interview I guarantee you will be thinking about your business in a way you never have before and you will suddenly see a wild similarity between great sex, blowing things up and running a profitable funeral business.
The ways you interact with your fans can either make or break the engagement opportunities you have with them in the future. Yes, you want to draw them to the services you have to offer, but your business opportunities will improve if you pay attention to these five don’ts now:
A jury in federal court here on Monday awarded $491 million in damages in a civil lawsuit sparked about seven years ago by the collapse of a Clayton-based company selling prepaid funerals.
Women are breathing new life into the funeral business. We’re seeing a major shift in the industry that has been dominated by men for decades.
Since the year 2000, artist Julie Green has immortalized the final meal requests of US death row inmates. It’s an on-going project aptly-titled The Last Supper, and she paints cobalt-blue pictures of the meals onto second-hand porcelain plates.
auder Funeral Products, a wholly-owned entity of Sauder Woodworking Co., has introduced the Saybrook casket, in a rich dark cherry finish called coach cherry, further expanding its popular line of innovative and value-based, wooden burial and cremation caskets.
The Funeral Service Foundation is now accepting applications for its four academic scholarships: The Joseph E. Hagan Memorial Scholarship, the Memorial Classic Golf Tournament Scholarship, the Schoepp Memorial Scholarship and the Shipley Rose Buckner Memorial Scholarship. June 15, 2015 is the deadline for all scholarship applications.
It is no exaggeration that most funeral professionals live and breathe and their jobs. Whether you’re meeting with someone to pre-plan a memorable and unique funeral, or helping a family put together a service that honors the life of a loved one who has recently passed, most of our days are focused on helping our families in whatever way possible ﹘ and we wouldn’t have it any other way.