Running a School: Systems, Part 2

As mentioned last time, it is essential to be able to step outside of your business. This is very difficult to do while still doing every single job in it. We’ve also previously discussed what business you are actually in. You may be running an English school. You may...

Running a School: Systems, Part 1

In recent posts while away on holiday or business, I hinted at having a business that worked for me while I’m not there. To do this, you need systems in place. At a recent school owners’ conference here in Japan, a small, self-employed, teacher-owner-operator recently...

Happy Reiwa

We’re enjoying an extended holiday here, until May 12th. This is very important. It’s best to spend your precious time doing what you want, not what other people want, making your own rules, your own plans and your own schedule. The trick is turning some time...