Dean Rogers

Dean Rogers owns and operates 10 language schools under the brands Dean Morgan, SALA, and Hummingbird in Tokyo and Osaka. He is also the author of the best-selling book 残念な人の英語勉強法, available on

  • Selling a school or eikaiwa business
    January 25th, 2012By Category: Work Tips
    The biggest difficulties for people looking to sell their small business are defining “What is it worth?” and “where do I market it?” Valuing a small business is a combination of art and science with a bit of common and sometimes not so common sense. You should obviou ... » Continue Reading
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    In Japan, the customer is not king
    October 14th, 2010By Category: Work Tips
    In Japan, “The customer is God” is a common customer service phrase drilled into waiters and waitresses and presented in just about every training session given to a new employee. On the surface, this seems to result in great customer service that is the talking point ... » Continue Reading