Mom’s Quick Take on Death

Me: Mom, what is death?

Mom: Oh, that’s when you get on your knees, crawl on the ground and get in the dirt. That’s it.

Your family and friends come and bring some flowers they fixed and talk about the good things you did, if you did any.

If you didn’t, it’s a very difficult time for everybody.

It takes about two hours … that’s a short time or long time.

About Tom Laughon

Tom Laughon (Pronounced Lawn) is President of Catch Your Limit, an organization whose sole purpose is to guide and grow leaders. His journey from lead singer in a rock-n-roll band, to a successful career in marketing & advertising to consultant, strategist, keynote speaker, facilitator, professor and writer is a fascinating one. Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, Tom and his team guide organizations, from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies to national associations, to "catch their limit" in areas such as leadership development, creativity, innovation, teaming and transformational change. His commitment to "practice what he preaches" has made Catch Your Limit a petri dish for round-the-clock discovery and learning. The firm's brand reflects Tom's personal brand: Fun, Inspirational, Strategic & Hot!

2 responses »

  1. I was hoping someone else could take care of the dirt for me when I die. So that’s a bit of a shocker for me.


  2. Oh my – that is too the point!



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