104 | Forward Focus: The Power of Minding YOUR Business and Thriving in Your Lane with Damilola Okuboyejo


In this conversation, Geomyra and Damilola discuss the importance of staying focused on your own path and not getting distracted by what others are doing. Damilola shares her journey as a business owner and emphasizes the value of personalized gifts and the thought behind them. She also talks about the rewards and benefits she has experienced by staying in her lane and minding her own business. The conversation highlights the need to trust yourself, be your own cheerleader, and not seek validation from others. Damilola advises listeners to focus on their own race and not compare themselves to others, especially on social media. She emphasizes the importance of giving yourself grace and staying grounded in your core values and purpose. The conversation concludes with the advice to focus on your mindset and mental health as your greatest asset. In this conversation, Damilola and Geomyra discuss the importance of focusing on personal growth and surrounding oneself with the right people. They emphasize the need to be honest with oneself, cut out distractions, and be intentional about building relationships. They also highlight the significance of protecting one’s mental health and setting boundaries. The conversation concludes with a reminder to be kind and treat others with respect.


  • Stay focused on your own path and don’t get distracted by what others are doing.
  • Personalized gifts have value because they show thought and care.
  • Trust yourself and be your own cheerleader.
  • Don’t seek validation from others.
  • Focus on your own race and don’t compare yourself to others, especially on social media.
  • Give yourself grace and stay grounded in your core values and purpose.
  • Your mindset and mental health are your greatest assets. Focus on personal growth and be intentional about building relationships.
  • Be honest with yourself and cut out distractions that hinder your progress.
  • Protect your mental health and set boundaries to maintain your well-being.
  • Treat others with kindness and respect.

Meet Dami:

Instagram: @bydamistudiosnyc  and @boxedbydami

Website: https://www.bydamistudios.com


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