Million Dollar Retriever

New eBook: The Million Dollar Retriever

Today, we’re releasing a new eBook. You can go right now and download it here. This eBook will introduce you to Molly, a golden retriever, her family, her veterinarian and the crematory that handled her remains. Let’s just say this: when Molly’s family got her cremated remains back after she died, they thought all was […]

Furever Friends

Lemasters Consulting Featured in Furever

Have an hour? Want to watch something interesting? You’ll hear a bit from me talking about pet liability. Here’s the trailer: Here’s where you can grab it on iTunes. And, here’s the official movie description. Go here to visit the movie’s website. Furever is a quirky, educational, feature-length documentary that explores the dimensions of grief […]

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Wide World of Sales Conference

The Wide World of Sales Conference is coming up January 15–17 2014 in Las Vegas! I’m one of the speakers this year and here’s what I’ll be discussing: Limiting Liability for Cremation Salespeople | Poul Lemasters, Esq. As cremation continues to rise, so too will liability risks. What was standard practice 10 years ago is no longer […]

News Article

Hearse Hit By Electric Car… News from 1904

If you got an email about our 14th issue of Parliament about insurance, you might have seen this image:   Insurance is a necessary part of doing business—whether you are in the deathcare profession or not—and we thought this news article from the past illustrated really well that all kinds of stuff can happen at […]

Cremation Arranger Certification Program

Cremation Arranger Certification Program

The largest growth market in funeral service is cremation. The question is, will the families you serve choose “direct cremation” or will they opt to have a tribute service and memorialization? The ICCFA Cremation Arranger Certification offers six hours of in-depth training on: how to arrange and create meaningful cremation tributes, how to create unique options for memorialization […]

2013 Coat Drive

2013 Coat Drive

This is our 5th year of our annual coat drive where we collect donations which are used to purchase brand new winter coats, hats and gloves for needy children in Cincinnati. We partner with St. Vincent De Paul and they distribute the coats each year…this year the distribution date is December 7. Old Navy also partners […]

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Freakonomics Features Poul Lemasters

The October 14, 2013 edition of the Freakonomics podcast called The Troubled Cremation of Stevie the Cat featured some comments from Poul Lemasters of Lemasters Consulting. This episode might be of interest to you as it covers pet deathcare: “We spend billions on our pets, and one of the fastest-growing costs is pet “aftercare.” But are […]

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Poul Lemasters Retained as Cremation Programs Coordinator for the ICCFA

STERLING, VA—The International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association has retained Poul Lemasters, Esq., to be its Cremation Programs Coordinator. He has been one of the coaches in ICCFA’s Cremation Coaching Center since it was launched in 2009. In his new role, he will work as an independent contractor with ICCFA staff, and with industry speakers […]

Funeral Convention

The 2013 Tri-State Funeral Convention | An Update

I spent part of this week in Overland Park, Kansas for the 2013 Tri-State Funeral Convention. This was a convention cosponsored by Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska Funeral Director’s Associations. I spoke twice at this convention: One talk was on Cremation Liability and the second was What’s New That Can Get You Sued. Both topics of […]