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...

Running an English School: Budgets

The first budget article really seems to have struck a chord. Either because people like the Beatles, or they realise they are working too many hours and not spending enough time with the people they love. It’s easily done. I can’t stress this enough – get an...