Joe is a single father, unsure of himself, unable to stand up for himself, unable to achieve a promotion. But he decides to change his life after one of his colleagues humiliates him in front of his daughter.
The first step on the road to success - to do martial arts. Then - change the image. Life is gradually changing for the better. Joe is seeking a promotion at work, but his people, his daughter, and his beloved woman remain indifferent to such changes; they prefer Joe to the old to the new.