Episode 96

Stay in Your Lane


One of the most significant pieces of advice I picked up when I first started my business was this – stay in your lane.

Staying in your lane basically means to focus on what you are doing; that the lane you are in, is the lane you are in. The lane somebody else is in, is the lane they are in. Our job is to know our own lane and not to drift into each others’ lanes.

We can run alongside each other, inspire each other, challenge each other, lift and support each other. But my race is my race, and your race is your race. We each bring our own set of what makes each of us, us, to our own race. We cannot BE each other.

Similarly, looking at what someone else is doing and being jealous or envious of them, mad at them, comparing yourself in a positive or negative light. It actually has no bearing at all on your race and the lane you are in. When you are looking around you, beside you, behind you all the time. All it does is stop you moving forward.

When we know our lane, and stay in it, we can focus on being the best we can possibly be, and bringing the best of ourselves to our own race, without losing ourselves and wasting our time and energy to a lane we don’t belong to.

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Fiona Redding

Fiona Redding

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My mission in life is to share everything I have learned – and am continuing to learn – about turning my own life around and to really help you understand that happiness is to be found in the overcoming of obstacles and challenges in your life, and not in the absence of them.  To achieve your potential in life, you need to become your potential.  And for that to be, you need to understand yourself, and learn how to harness your strengths and overcome your weaknesses.   You have the power within you to create whatever reality you choose, and I am here to help you know that if you don’t like what you are experiencing, then you can absolutely change that.   But you do have to choose, believe, and be open to all possibilities, and to keep showing up every day, even when it feels really hard. Because if you do what is easy, your life will be hard.  But if you do what is hard, your life will be easy.