Callaway – Jones Stay At Home Arrangements Helper

Callaway Jones Funeral offers "Stay At Home" Arrangement Helper. My friend, Cody Jones, of Callaway - Jones Funeral Home is offering a guide for his customers to prepare for arrangement conferences, sign documents and make choices.  He has given permission to share it.  click on the link below. And while you are there explore his [...]


CRäKN ELIMINATES CASE FEES DURING CORONA CRISIS TO HELP FUNERAL DIRECTORS WORK FROM HOME CRäKN is a relatively new funeral management tool that enables funeral directors to coordinate all aspects of delivering services via smart phone and pc.  You and your staff and many of your vendors interact remotely in real time. CRäKN facilitates every [...]

By |2020-03-24T09:25:02-04:00March 23rd, 2020|The Creedy Commentary|0 Comments

How To Know When You are Ready To Exit Your Business

How To Know When You are Ready To Exit Your Business The answer to this challenge is both situational and personal. Whether you plan on leaving the business altogether or you want to work as long as you are able, most people agree that achieving financial independence should be a primary goal. You may want [...]

Recruiting At Zaxby’s

Recruiting at Zaxby's The single greatest challenge facing funeral service is not cremation.  It is our inability to find and recruit and retain good quality funeral directors. Fully 2/3 of the current licensee labor pool is over 55. Our inability to replace this work force has very nasty consequences.  Not only will families be [...]

By |2018-12-07T08:23:51-05:00December 11th, 2018|General Topics, The Creedy Commentary|3 Comments

Two Questions Professional Experts Ask Themselves Before Meeting With Clients

These two questions will help you set the stage and provide the service your families are looking for. Today, there are two schools of thought on how to attract more families: Low cost Hyper service To be financially successful as a low-cost provider requires a level of discipline and cost control rarely seen among [...]

What To Do When Your Heart Isn’t In Your Work Anymore

Call it what you want: Career fatigue, burnout, and boredom. The truth is almost all of us go through times when we feel our heart isn’t in it anymore. In fact, research shows that only one in three of us are actually engaged at work. I realize there are circumstantial issues that contribute to this; [...]

By |2018-07-24T10:33:43-04:00July 24th, 2018|Leadership, The Creedy Commentary|2 Comments

The Neurosis That Defines Funeral Service: Perfectionism

I have a book on my office shelf entitled “Perfectionism...Sure Cure For Happiness”. The reason this is important is that, having performed almost 100 culture assessments in funeral service I know that perfectionism is the dominant industry neurosis. Yes, I agree, “Funeral Service Is In The Details”. But it’s how we measure performance that gets [...]

By |2018-07-08T10:00:43-04:00July 9th, 2018|Blog, General Topics, The Creedy Commentary|1 Comment