Andrew Goodwin: Zen and the art of financial advice

'We can't just stand there and keep taking it forever'

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What do financial advisers and Bruce Lee have in common? Andrew Goodwin shares his black belt insight...

Back in the 1970s, when films like Enter the Dragon were all the rage, it became highly fashionable to take up martial arts. Most converts to the cause had a singular goal in mind: to be like Bruce Lee. Of course, it's only when you fully immerse yourself in such a pursuit that you realise the true benefits don't lie in being able to duff up hordes of ninjas. They lie in cultivating qualities such as focus, confidence, honour and respect.  So please don't get the wrong idea when I tell you my black belt in karate has been a great help to me during my career in financial advice. You sh...

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