David Paul lost almost everything when his Hiroshima-based company, David English House, tumbled like a house of cards in 2010. Then, the well-known English-language educator had hit rock bottom after 28 years in business. The bankruptcy cost Paul his home, his life savings and almost his marriage. But instead of packing his bags and quietly returning to his native England, he chalked up the bankruptcy as a learning experience. Today the “Pied Piper” of language education is back in business doing what he loves most — training English-language teachers in Japan.
Five years after graduating in the early 1980s with a master’s degree from Cambridge University, Paul moved to Hiroshima to teach English. As a student he… click to continue reading in The Japan Times.