Business mentoring for new celebrants

Business mentoring for new celebrants

This is where you'll find all my news and thoughts about being a Celebrant and Mentor, as well as snippets of the feedback that people kindly send to me. If you have any comments, suggestions or even your own personal testimonial to share, then I'd love to hear from you.

You can also keep up to date with what's happening right now through my social media channels, as I'm always sharing interesting pieces of information over there too.

The next time I mention their name…..

Posted: May 10th 2019

Yesterday I was asked if I’m ever approached by people who know they’re dying and who want to discuss their funeral with me. The answer was yes. I’ve been humbled to meet individuals who’ve wanted to sort things out before they leave our world. And one of the hardest things that concludes our discussions is
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Stopping off at the side of the road!

Posted: May 4th 2019

I travel all different kind of back roads to get to Bradwell Crematorium in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire. I’ll avoid the A500 like the plague where I can! But these smaller roads do take you through the seasons. My journey yesterday meant that I had to pull in to take a phone call……and then these beauties took
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A serene blessing to guide your May Day!

Posted: May 1st 2019

As May Day draws to a close with weather that’s been all around the May Poles, here’s a serene Apache Blessing that captures nature’s elements for us: “May the sun bring you new energy by day. May the moon softly restore you by night. May the rain wash away your worries. May the breeze blow
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This is what you pay for!

Posted: April 24th 2019

When I’m engaged as a Mentor I bring everything to the table, things I’ve done in life, all of my personal investment in degrees, seminars and training, along with experience from my business and career journeys – including all the highs and lows. This is what you pay for. I hold nothing back. Why should
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Going shopping like never before.

Posted: April 21st 2019

I’ve been going through some papers and was reminded of this poem, that I first came across at a Funeral back in November. I can still remember how everyone smiled as they sat and listened to the person reading it. It got lots of comments after the service and many people asked for a copy
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Have a happy and peaceful Easter!

Posted: April 18th 2019

Easter means different things to each and every one of us. So whichever side of the fence you sit on, or if you’re on the fence itself, then here’s a blessing that captures all the elements needed to walk you into Easter. “May your Easter be happy May your day be bright May you enjoy
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It’s not all about flowers and a wake!

Posted: April 14th 2019

“I’ve really enjoyed talking about Mum. That was really quite therapeutic!” This afternoon’s meeting wasn’t just about gathering the information I need as a Funeral Celebrant. Just as importantly, it was about helping a family prepare for their Final Goodbyes too. Never underestimate the value of spending time together to talk about a Funeral. It’s
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Keeping a sense of humility!

Posted: April 13th 2019

A good, reputable Funeral Celebrant will have people asking for them time and time again. But that doesn’t mean that you stop being grateful every time the phone rings. I never once take my client base or my business for granted. For me, it’s about retaining a sense of humility and how everything comes together
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Learning to live with a Celebrant!

Posted: April 10th 2019

Hector’s beginning to get the basis of what his new life is all about and how he can add value to my role: 1 A mid afternoon stroll is great for easing writer’s block. 2 Providing a soft head for stroking is good for the thinking. 3 Muddy paws cause some great, lengthy discussions! 4
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In English please!

Posted: April 2nd 2019

“Deceased” – the person who has died. “Mourner” – a person who goes to a Funeral to say their final goodbyes. “Interment” – the burial of a body or someone’s ashes. The Funeral industry like any industry, has its own professional jargon. You’ll never catch me using it in any of my material though. I
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