How the Japanese Concept of “Shoshin” Can Lead You to Excellence

Humility is the key to growth.

Alvin Ang
Mind Cafe
Published in
9 min readOct 5, 2020

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The picture above was taken at a martial arts seminar I organized.

At the time, a devastating new style of Jiu-Jitsu was tearing its way across the competition scene. It was a system with a heavy focus on leg locks, and world-class black belts were getting dismantled because…

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Alvin Ang
Mind Cafe

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