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Would you consider using meditation in your kids English class ?   Recently on www.tokyoreal.media I had the honor of interviewing Andy Puddicombe, who is the founder of the meditation App. Headspace. Andy is a man with a fascinating story that takes him from studying sports science in the UK, living for 10 years as […]

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Do you have a school or a business? By Ian Simpson   This is the question many school owners ask themselves at one point or another. It’s also a necessary question to ask yourself before opening a school. In short, the answer is both.   Recently on www.tokyoreal.tv I had the privilege of interviewing LTP […]

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TOP TEN RULES FOR SUCCESS IN AN EDUCATIONAL BUSINESS by Ian Simpson   The following link will take you to a video presentation on the same topic by the author  F-ETJ Event – Nagoya 2106 –     Have a VISION – Take time to plan your new school ( or, educational business ). Be […]

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THE 80 – 20 RULE   The Pareto principle (also known as the 80–20 rule,) states that, for many events, roughly 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes. It is a common rule of thumb in business; e.g., “80% of your sales come from 20% of your clients.”   As an educational […]

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DO YOU HAVE VIRTUAL ASSISTANTS OR A SCHOOL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM ?     I ask this question because those of you who have progressed beyond your one room/ one teacher English school, now have a business. Its worth remembering at this point that from now on you should be focusing on “working on your business, […]

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Paper   V   Video – Student Assessment By – Ian Simpson     How do you assess your students ? Are you happy with the feedback you give students ?     The traditional way of providing students with feedback is by providing them with a paper ( or, online version) “Report Card”. This […]

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    I arrived in Japan in the summer of 1999. I came from from Wales with a background in education and high performance sports science and coaching. My aim was to continue my rugby coaching career as a Pro Coach in Japan, because I knew “Shakaijin” ( company rugby ) in Japan was prestigious […]

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  Welcome to our new blog on LTP.  I am THE EDGE – aka, Ian Simpson – “performance hacker”.  I am really pleased to be working with LTP and David Paul who continue to make a massive contribution to our community.   Who am I ? –  I won’t bore you with the full resume. […]

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