May 7, 2022

Tyson Batino: Serial Entrepreneur & Small Business Advisor

Tyson Batino: Serial Entrepreneur & Small Business Advisor

Serial entrepreneur Tyson Batino, founder of three businesses in Japan including the successful English school chain One Coin English, is the guest this episode. His latest business is  'Scaling Your Company' where he advises and coaches small business owners how to scale their business 5x to 100x!  We talk about his start in Japan, how three mentors changed his career and his business life. Tyson even shares the best two pieces of advise from these mentors about working in Japan.   

Tyson explains the challenges of scaling a language school into profitability, how managers and CEO's can manage the complexity of growing a new business, on his being a business specialist by being a "Jack of all Trades", and Tyson introduces his own podcast called "Scaling Japan" and why it fills a niche on how to grow a business in Japan. This episode is filled with so many business tips and gems, Tyson suggests listening to it twice. Other topics we discuss:

  • Most managers "Under value Time and over value Money
  • Creating a company which values customers and employees equally
  • His plan to become a therapist helped shape his passion in Japan
  • The key to training foreign teachers in Japan
  • The difference between Mentoring and Consulting
  • A company can only grow as fast as its leader
  • Cost, Quality, Time, you cannot have all 3 when supporting staff
  • On his 3 mentors and how they helped shortcut his career in Japan
  • Compare our podcasting journeys
  • "A diamond in poop, is still a diamond"
  • Marketing as a branding tool to attract and recruit talent 
  • Favorite Japanese word without an exact English translation

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