Learning to be a Creative Philosopher

David Erasmus
5 min readJan 23, 2021

When I coach people I am often trying to look for the honest comment they make in amongst a bunch of self criticising talk, ‘have to’s’ and external voices.

I try to mirror this brave idea back to them, that they feel miles away from, and show them that they are a lot closer to it than they may initially have thought, and that the cost of not aiming towards it is greater than that of the potential ‘failure’ anyway.

As we all know, it is a lot easier to help others take these steps than it is to acknowledge or embody these steps in our own…

David Erasmus

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