b'Slow down in order to speed up; as silence is paradoxically full of answersHowever, very few of us wake up one day knowing exactly what we want to do with our lives. I certainly did not! Most of the time you just get hints, whispers or soft nudges and then it is up to you to explore and discover.Its why taking time to reflect is so important if you want to begin living a more purposeful life.Very often you need to slow down in order to speed up because silence is paradoxically full of answers.It is in this space of stillness where you give your innate wisdom a voice, allow your creativity to blossom and experience an awakening of clarity. The quieter you become, the more you are able to hear.Start reflecting on powerful questions such as:What does success mean to me? What does fulfilment look like to me? Simon Alexander Ong is an What choices would I make today if I were alreadyaward-winning life coach, who I want to be tomorrow? executive coach, business What sort of impact do I want to have in the world? strategist & public speaker.What must I let go of in order to progress towardswhere I would like to be? He inspires people to see their world What am I most curious about and interested in differently in order to lead meaningful, right now? purposeful and extraordinary What action will I take right now to take my lives. Simon speaks regularly at interest forward? international events, conferences As Oscar Wilde notes: To live is the rarest thing in theand corporate events including world. Most people exist, that is all. To begin living a more purposeful life, you must have the courage tothose organised by Google, O2, The follow your curiosities, listen to your heart and takeGuardian, Barclays, The Institute Of action on those ideas you have; for the value of any ideaDirectors, Salesforce, The Peter Jones is only realised when action is taken. A purposeful lifeFoundation and Chelsea FC. He has requires planning, ownership of your actions and takingfeatured in The FT, Womens Health, responsibility for the where you are, where you areHuffPost, Forbes, Virgin StartUp and going and the consequences of your choices.Harvard Business Review. Most allow their lives to simply happen to them. Dont let this be you. simonalexanderong.com07'