Welcome to Mindful Moments
Welcome to Mindful Moments, a video series in which Ross Giombetti and other members of our team share quick tips, inspirational thoughts and reflections designed to help you improve your soft skills and create a better version of yourself. Designed for all management styles, these short videos can give a quick lift to your interpersonal skills, both for professional development and personal development.
Confidence is important, but false confidence can make you seem inauthentic. Instead, try to have the self-assurance to admit you may be underprepared or not know the answer to a question. As Ross Giombetti explains, you can find comfort in asking for help instead of “faking it ‘til you make it.”
What does it mean for a leader to leave a legacy? In this video, Ross Giombetti says making a lasting impression boils down to two things: being someone’s biggest fan and their harshest critic. He explains how you can strike the perfect balance.
What does the saying “Don’t judge a book by its cover” really mean when it comes to building relationships? In this video, Ross Giombetti talks about how it’s human nature to jump to conclusions, but it’s also crucial to question your own judgment and take the time to try to understand people on a deeper level.
Some people are comfortable thinking and deciding fast on their feet, while others need more time to make decisions. Ross Giombetti explains why both styles are valid, and why it’s up to us to find the value each person brings to the table.
The smartest, most intuitive person in the room is probably right about most things—but if they aren’t likable, will anyone listen to them? In this video, Ross Giombetti dives deep into why it’s important for leaders to be someone others truly want to be around and listen to.
Relationships are hard to build—so they can also be extremely difficult to let go. In this video, Ross Giombetti discusses why leaders should not hold back others from blazing their own path to success.
Time is a finite resource—there are only 84,600 seconds in a day. In this video, Ross Giombetti explains why giving others the gift of your time is key to building relationships and connecting with others.
If you work with family, you know that the lines between your personal and professional life can become blurred. In this video, Ross Giombetti explains why it’s important to have boundaries when your family members are also your coworkers
What do You Want Your Ripple to Be?: Whether you make a big splash or a small one, your ripple will be felt by others. Ross explains how to manage your “ripple effect” by being more mindful of the energy you give off.
Don’t Let Busy Get In The Way Of Better: Don’t let the important things in your life sit on the backburner just because you’re busy. Ross explains how you can prevent the business of everyday life from standing in the way of self-improvement.
Everyone Needs a Tribe: Many of us, especially young men and women, put tremendous pressure on ourselves to fit in. Ross explains why everyone needs a tribe and how you can help others feel more comfortable in a new environment.
Managing Your Personality: What’s more important: who you are as a person or what you do with that information? Ross explains how your personality traits are not nearly as crucial as the ways you manage your behavior and conduct yourself.
Importance of Doing One Thing: It’s easy to get caught up in tackling too many priorities at once, but dividing your focus can result in less than ideal results. The same is true when working on your personal or professional growth.
Pride of Authorship: Even the best ideas get shot down sometimes, which can be frustrating. But don’t let your emotional response and pride of ownership get in the way of forging ahead with new ideas.