On any typical day, Gaiski oversees Comcast’s multibillion-dollar content acquisition budget, negotiates and administers programming contracts, coordinates field operations and communications for the company’s three operating divisions. She’s known as a negotiator who is tough but fair, and as a relationship builder. Gaiski believes strongly in the power of mentoring and dedicates her free time to the furthering of young professionals both inside and outside of Comcast. “Being truthful, but kind,” she says is the most important aspect of mentoring.

 

What’s the most important aspect of mentoring?

Being truthful but kind.

 

Best trick for maintaining the personal-professional life balance?

Focus on what really matters – both at home and at work.

 

Your favorite trick for unwinding?

Piling on the couch with the whole family for “Movie Night.”

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