Strategic Planning for Your Funeral Business (Part 2)

September 28, 2017 Funeral Home Business

In last month’s article, we talked about the benefits of a solid strategic planning process for your funeral home business. As promised, this month we’ll talk about creating a strategic planning cycle that will help...

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Strategic Planning for Your Funeral Business (Part 1)

August 03, 2017 Funeral Home Business

One of the greatest business challenges many funeral home owners and managers face is finding the right balance between managing day-to-day operations and planning for future success. It may sometimes feel like you...

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Common Purpose: Hospice Partnerships that Work

June 02, 2016 Funeral Industry Trends

“Each one of us has the need to avoid this issue, yet each one of us has to face it sooner or later. If all of us could make a start by contemplating the possibility of our own death, we may effect many things, most...

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How Funeral Professionals Can Build Relationships with Hospices (Part 2)

December 17, 2015 Funeral Industry Trends

In last week’s post, I explained how hospice care professionals sometimes serve as “gatekeepers” for a significant number of families who need funeral service. Instead of being a negative attribute, however, this...

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How Funeral Professionals Can Build Relationships with Hospices (Part 1)

December 10, 2015 Funeral Industry Trends

“Seek first to understand, then to be understood.”

The late Stephen Covey made this concept #5 on his list of “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People,” but long before that, St. Francis of Assisi made it part of his...

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