Designing with advice from Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee often told students that if they already thought they “knew” everything, they should leave his class.

“If your cup is full, you cannot fill it. So first, empty your cup.”

Things like this can apply in so many circumstances. People that “know” everything are a pain.



  • http://twitter.com/matthewwanderer matthew

    Lee was also an innovator, inventing a lot of his training equipment and regimes, and he worked his craft tirelessly. Heroic for sure.

    • JohnDoey

      It is tragic we lost him early. And Brandon, too.

  • JohnDoey

    As great as Bruce Lee was, this lesson is from Zen Buddhism and predates Bruce Lee by over 1000 years.