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Japan Scalers with Tyson Batino

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This is a very special episode of the Scaling Japan Podcast. It will be our first of many episodes on Japan Scalers. In this series, we will only interview guests who have surpassed 100 million yen in revenue annually. We have many interesting guests lined up for the upcoming episode, so make sure to follow us on social media and stay up to date with the podcast. In this first episode, Tyson himself will share his story as the co-founder of One Coin English, an English language school. With over 8000 students and a team of 200+ employees, Tyson shares how he scaled the company from scratch, leveraging unbeatable pricing and strategic locations. Overcoming initial trust hurdles, he overcame challenges like teacher recruitment and promotional overflow. Tyson walks us through the stages of growth, from proving the business model to expanding to multiple schools. He emphasizes the importance of building a resilient team, seizing timing advantages, and transitioning from founder to business leader.

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Show Notes

00:00: Introduction
1:12: What company do you scale?
2:35: What was your company’s competitive advantage
2:57: Problems faced during this scaling process
4:42: Stage 1: What were the stages of scaling your company?
5:17: Advantages and how you utilized them
8:39: Challenges faced at this stage
10:24: Unique insights
12:50: How did you adapt your personality at this stage?
16:05: Stage 2 of scaling your company: can we actually scale this business model or not?
17:09: Advantages and how you utilized them in stage 2?
20:10: Challenges faced at this stage
21:35 Unique insights
22:44: How did you adapt your personality at this stage?
26:33: Stage 3: Becoming a professional company & advantages at this stage
30:30: Challenges faced at this stage
36:07: Unique insights

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