Yesterday we attended the conference for franchise owners. We are still relatively new here at Smith’s Kamishinjo, so it’s nice to attend the conferences and meet some other franchisees. Yuichi and I have been reading everyone’s Soapbox posts and have been inspired and impressed by how well everyone is doing. After having a chance to speak with some of you in person, we are even more impressed. Everyone is so dedicated and hard working. We have been looking for ideas in our own school and it’s been really nice to see what other schools are doing. We have even taken some of your Soapbox ideas and used them with our own students with great success. Our students have really enjoyed using Mark Smith’s version of, “The Japan Sea.” They expressed enjoyment not only in using a real life variation, but also in learning a little about the person behind Smith’s. So, thank you all for being so willing to share your knowledge and ideas.
Carol and Yuichi….Smith’s Kamishinjo