What Have I Learned Thus Far?

I have learned many things during my 10 years licensed and 15 years within the profession.  The major take away is that you get out of this profession exactly what you put in.  If you are one who is comfortable on the side lines and doing just what is expected of them then don’t expect advancement or career growth.

If you are the guy or gal who thought you would come in Monday through Friday, 8-5, and be able to leave work at work then you obviously flipped the coin incorrectly when choosing your career path.  Continue reading

Folks, Get Ready…

Get ready… and what I mean by that is get ready for all the criticism you will receive being in this profession.  If you were to take a poll of a 100 people I’m assuming most people would say they believe funerals are a rip-off and a funeral director is out to take advantage of someone at a tough time.

I have been in this profession for 14 years now and have heard this as many times as I have heard the phrase “People are dying to see me” which was not funny the first time or the millionth time.

Obviously I have dedicated my life to being in this profession and I take it very seriously and will defend it, so I am a tad biased.  People just have zero clue as to what they are truly paying for.

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