Shannon Lee gave a keynote on the philosophy of self-actualization, inspired by her father, Bruce Lee. Shannon Lee is the CEO of the Bruce Lee Family Companies—she is also a singer, actor, and producer. Lee is also the chair of the Bruce Lee Foundation, which promotes martial arts and philosophy to young people.
Shannon Lee begins her keynote by stating the fact that her father is the famous martial artist and film star, Bruce Lee. Lee then states that an often overlooked fact about her father is that he was a philosopher, and he organized his life around his philosophy of self-actualization. Shannon Lee defines self-actualization as how to be your self in the best way possible.
Shannon continues to state how this philosophy has helped her overcome challenges in her own personal life.
Lee then discusses how her father Bruce viewed life as a process and not an end goal. Shannon states that her father Bruce Lee was an example of living fully. She concludes her keynote with a quote from Bruce, "I am means, and there are only means."
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Shannon Lee Discusses the Philosophy of Self-Actualization
Daniel Johnson — November 1, 2019 — Keynote Trends