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 Interesting Bits!

Posted: September 29th 2018

Let’s step away from the poignancy of leading a Funeral and some of the formality of running a business.    Being a Celebrant calls for a certain approach in life but behind the role, I’ve had some really interesting and exciting things happen to me over the years. Here are just a snippet of them!
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Working ‘on’ your business or ‘in’ your business?

Posted: September 25th 2018

I’ve been chatting with someone today about the difference from working ‘in’ your business as opposed to working ‘on’ your business.  If you can’t lift yourself out of the treacle and detail of your day to day work then you’ll never get used to strategising. The minutiae is the soft option. It’s comfortable.  It’s also
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Know your values inside out!

Posted: September 11th 2018

Who and what we are drives the way we run our businesses. What we stand for and what we believe is important, shines through everything we do. Our inner beliefs and values really do make or break us – so have you truly got a handle on yours? Make no bones about it but our
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“What you do is truly amazing……..”

Posted: September 4th 2018

Amongst an invoice, some important documents and a hard back newsletter, this little gem arrived in today’s post. “Just wanted to thank you so much for xxx’s funeral service.  It was everything I wanted it to be.  I was finding it difficult to put into words what I wanted to say………………….but you did it perfectly
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Close the curtains or keep them open – the choice really is yours.

Posted: August 15th 2018

Every crematorium works differently. They all have timed sessions that we have to work within – some allow half an hour, some 40 minutes and some give us 45 minutes with which to lead a Funeral. The other important factor is how we handle ‘The Committal’ process – that Final Goodbye. In some chapels you
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That final act of ‘giving’ – just a wonderful gift to leave behind.

Posted: August 9th 2018

As I walked away from a recent Funeral Service, I turned and looked back over my shoulders. Gently swaying in the wind were some scarves hanging from a rack. I asked the Funeral Director what they were there for? “They’re from the lady who’s died. She wanted everyone to take one of her scarves with
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“If you don’t want wrinkles you gotta die young!”

Posted: August 7th 2018

I recently nipped into McDonalds to grab a tea in between appointments.  I was parched and the half an hour or so that came my way, gave me the chance to catch up with some admin! It was packed out but then it is the school holidays so what did I really expect? As I
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I’ll protect your information like the crown jewels!

Posted: July 7th 2018

Whenever I provide a Funeral service for you or a member of your family, then you can rest assured that your information is as protected as the crown jewels. You welcome me into your home and you share private and personal information with me.  If I were in your shoes, I’d expect my information to
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“Our team, which art eleven.” Well it is the World Cup!

Posted: June 28th 2018

As the World Cup continues, I thought I’d share a prayer themed for a footballer. As you read through it, I’m sure you’ll recognise its origins instantly: “Our team which art eleven hallowed be thy game. Our match be won. Their score be none. On turf as we score at least seven. Give us today
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“You didn’t question our choices……” Wise Celebrants listen to your wishes!

Posted: June 24th 2018

“Hi Carole I just wanted to thank you for the service last Friday. You were so kind when you came out to visit us and really grasped what we were looking for.  You didn’t question our choices or try to persuade us down a different path.  That meant a great deal and Friday’s service reflected
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