114 episodes

Welcome to the Art of Communication, where entrepreneurs learn to grow their business more effectively through mastering their ability to connect to others. Whether you're looking to increase revenue, widen your network, or just getting others to buy into your vision, we'll help you dramatically transform your business and life by communicating more effectively, improving your leadership skills, and reinvesting time back into your family.

You're only one good conversation away from transforming your business and your life. So let's start the conversation with your host, Greg Rice.

The Art of Communication Greg Rice

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 141 Ratings

Welcome to the Art of Communication, where entrepreneurs learn to grow their business more effectively through mastering their ability to connect to others. Whether you're looking to increase revenue, widen your network, or just getting others to buy into your vision, we'll help you dramatically transform your business and life by communicating more effectively, improving your leadership skills, and reinvesting time back into your family.

You're only one good conversation away from transforming your business and your life. So let's start the conversation with your host, Greg Rice.

    114: September Smith | Finding Your Story

    114: September Smith | Finding Your Story

    How to be natural and be more compelling in telling your story is the speciality in the house for September Smith. Today, she will drop by to tell us how to find our own story and craft it in an engaging and memorable way to our audience. She will then talk about the value of podcasts and why we should start our own right now. We should also guest on other podcasts, September recommends, since they are great avenues to share our story.

    In this Episode:
    [00:01 - 04:17] Opening Segment
    Let’s get to know September Smith
    Her jump from mechanical engineering to brand consultancy


    [04:18 - 11:51] The Foundation of Communication in a Business
    The hardest story to tell is your story
    How to start then?
    The basis of all business communication


    [11:52 - 21:29] The Value of Podcasts
    Why you should start your own podcast now
    What you should know about podcasts
    The truth behind podcast guesting


    [21:30 - 26:00] Getting Your Message Across
    September tells us the story behind her podcast
    Link below
    The power of getting your message across


    [26:01 - 33:30] A Lesson on Code-Switching
    The conversation that left you with the most impact
    Her conversation with her colleague on code-switching
    What communication skill would you have wanted to learn sooner?
    Ability to flawlessly change from one language to another
    The best communicator you know
    Golda Meir


    [33:31 - 34:57] Closing Segment
    Connect with September!
    Links below
    Final words from me




    Tweetable Quotes:


    “Just because you’re not the best person in the world for it, if you’ve got that thing that clicks with the client that needs you, that is 50% of the communication of the value of what you are bringing.” - September Smith


    “Really quickly, you have to establish, ‘Okay, What’s the problem that we’re gonna be talking about?’” - September Smith




    Resources Mentioned:


    FREE e-course to master body language and micro-expressions to boost your EQ by 10% and sales by 20%. Check it out https://bit.ly/3bGGN2Z (here).
    Book: https://amzn.to/3vdn55I (Building a StoryBrand)




    Email sseptember2007@gmail.com to connect with September. You can also get in touch with her on https://www.linkedin.com/in/september-smith-beng-ma-8406a11a/ (LinkedIn), https://www.facebook.com/podcastguesting.ca (Facebook), https://www.instagram.com/podcast_guesting_to_grow/ (Instagram), and https://bit.ly/3wxlFU6 (YouTube). Check out her https://ofcoursepro.com/ (website) to know more about her work and listen to her podcast, https://theshesallthatvideopodcast.buzzsprout.com/ (She’s All That Video-Podcast).




    You can connect with me on https://www.linkedin.com/in/gregricecxeffortgeek/ (LinkedIn), https://twitter.com/gregjrice (Twitter), https://www.instagram.com/gregjrice/ (Instagram), and https://www.facebook.com/gregory.rice.372/ (Facebook). Join https://www.facebook.com/groups/jointhecommunicationnation/ (The Communication Nation) and learn from others in the community. Feel free to email me at gregrice79@yahoo.com, I’d love to hear from you!


    Want more help with your digital marketing? Go to my website https://gregjrice.com/inflection/ (https://gregjrice.com/inflection/) and let’s have a conversation.
    LEAVE A REVIEW + help someone who wants to expand their communication capacity by sharing this episode and listen to our previous episodes.

    • 34 min
    115: Kasia Wezowski | The Micro-Expression Expert

    115: Kasia Wezowski | The Micro-Expression Expert

    Recognizing contempt and disgust from micro-expressions can save a marriage. Likewise, identifying and understanding body language and micro-expressions in general can jumpstart a relationship--whether personal or professional. Kasia Wezowski joins us in this episode to talk about micro-expressions and why they are critical in building a successful relationship and business.

    In this Episode:
    [00:01 - 04:37] Opening Segment
    Let’s get to know Kasia Wezowski
    She walks us through her path as a communication expert


    [04:38 - 13:06] The Science Behind Micro-Expressions
    How Kasia first studied body language and micro-expressions
    What you should know about contempt and disgust
    How to connect with another person on a deeper level


    [13:07 - 23:57] Eliciting Micro-Expressions
    Why Kasia and her husband are doing movie production
    What are limiting beliefs and how to overcome them?
    It’s not about the questions but how you talk


    [23:58 - 32:10] Tips to Apply During Conversations
    Manage a conversation the right way with these tips from Kasia
    Improve your ability to read body language


    [32:11 - 37:57] The Right Boundaries with People
    The conversation that left you with the most impact
    Conversations with her father
    What communication skill would you have wanted to learn sooner?
    Creating boundaries with people
    The best communicator you know
    Marshall Goldsmith


    [37:58 - 39:30] Closing Segment
    Connect with Kasia!
    Links below
    Final words from me


    Tweetable Quotes:


    “You just need to focus and to look at the face at the right moment.” - Kasia Wezowski


    “Even though sometimes it’s difficult to set the boundaries from the beginning, I do believe that this is very important, to just say upfront what is important for you and what are your boundaries.” - Kasia Wezowski




    Resources Mentioned:


    FREE e-course to master body language and micro-expressions to boost your EQ by 10% and sales by 20%. Check it out https://bit.ly/3bGGN2Z (here).
    https://www.peaseinternational.com/ (Allan Pease )
    https://www.gottman.com/ (John Gottman)
    https://www.marshallgoldsmith.com/ (Marshall Goldsmith)
    Movie: https://impact.film/ (Impact)




    Email patryk@wezowski.com to connect with Kasia. You can also get in touch with her on https://www.linkedin.com/in/kasiawezowski/ (LinkedIn), https://fb.com/KasiaWezowski (Facebook), https://twitter.com/KasiaWezowski (Twitter), and https://bit.ly/3uapPj1 (YouTube). Check out her http://www.kasiawezowski.com/ (website) to know more about her story and the https://centerforbodylanguage.com/ (Center for Body Language) to learn more about body language and micro-expressions!






    You can connect with me on https://www.linkedin.com/in/gregricecxeffortgeek/ (LinkedIn), https://twitter.com/gregjrice (Twitter), https://www.instagram.com/gregjrice/ (Instagram), and https://www.facebook.com/gregory.rice.372/ (Facebook). Join https://www.facebook.com/groups/jointhecommunicationnation/ (The Communication Nation) and learn from others in the community. Feel free to email me at gregrice79@yahoo.com, I’d love to hear from you!


    Want more help with your digital marketing? Go to my website https://gregjrice.com/inflection/ (https://gregjrice.com/inflection/) and let’s have a conversation.
    LEAVE A REVIEW + help someone who wants to expand their communication capacity by sharing this episode and listen to our previous episodes.

    • 39 min
    Getting Over Stage Fright

    Getting Over Stage Fright

    On this episode, Greg shares how to effectively manage your stage fright.
    Key Takeaways:
    Have a clear goal.
    Let your passion shine through.
    Consider what mindset will equip you best to achieve your goal.
    Leverage fear to your advantage.
    Learn to be yourself.
    Practice in front of a mirror or record yourself.
    Tweetable Quote:
    "The presentation is not about you."
    The presentation is not about you.

    • 15 min
    113: Robin Hills | Mastering Emotional Intelligence

    113: Robin Hills | Mastering Emotional Intelligence

    For Robin Hills, emotional intelligence is the human aspect of leadership. He joins us to talk about how leaders can improve the emotional intelligence of their team without being too personal. He also breaks down several concepts, both familiar and unfamiliar. He tells us that optimism is not really what we think it is. David also introduces the concept of emotional resilience and the power of the “pause.”

    Main Takeaways:

    Emotional intelligence of the self
    Emotional intelligence of the leader
    Emotional resilience of the team
    Optimism is not really what you think it is


    Check out full show notes by clicking “Episode Website” below.



    You can connect with me on LinkedIn (Gregory (Greg) Rice), Twitter(@gregjrice), Instagram(@gregjrice), and Facebook(gregoryrice). Join Facebook group The Communication Nation and learn from others in the community. Feel free to email me at gregrice79@yahoo.com, I’d love to hear from you!

    Want more help with your digital marketing? Go to my website https://gregjrice.com/inflection/ and let’s have a conversation.

    LEAVE A REVIEW + help someone who wants to expand their communication capacity by sharing this episode and listen to our previous episodes.

    • 40 min
    How Do We Deal With Biases We Don't Know We Have?

    How Do We Deal With Biases We Don't Know We Have?

    On This Episode:
    Greg shares how we can address the biases we subconsciously bring to our conversations.
    Discover how to break down your subconscious bias.
    Learn how diversity can lead to increased business performance.
    Greg shows the two main categories of bias we should keep our eye on.
    Key Takeaways:
    Implicit bias comes from our experiences, cultural instructions, and even evolutionary history.
    Our experience does not always reflect reality.
    Every human being is affected by unconscious bias – it’s far easier to see it in others than in ourselves.

    • 15 min
    111: Mike "C-Roc" Ciorrocco | Rocket Fuel for Building People Up

    111: Mike "C-Roc" Ciorrocco | Rocket Fuel for Building People Up

    Mike "C-Roc" Ciorrocco believes in. Mike is the Chief Executive Officer of People Building, Inc., which helps individuals and groups realize their full potential. He joins us in this episode to talk about his “Rocket Fuel Formula” that helps his clients become unstoppable no matter the odds.


    Main Takeaways:

    The formula to be unstoppable
    The non-negotiables
    3 C’s to be the best version of yourself
    Take control of your future


    Check out full show notes by clicking “Episode Website” below.



    You can connect with me on LinkedIn (Gregory (Greg) Rice), Twitter(@gregjrice), Instagram(@gregjrice), and Facebook(gregoryrice). Join Facebook group The Communication Nation and learn from others in the community. Feel free to email me at gregrice79@yahoo.com, I’d love to hear from you!

    Want more help with your digital marketing? Go to my website https://gregjrice.com/inflection/ and let’s have a conversation.


    LEAVE A REVIEW + help someone who wants to expand their communication capacity by sharing this episode and listen to our previous episodes.

    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
141 Ratings

141 Ratings

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Master the Art of Communication

The podcast has a friendly conversational tone, while offering up solid lessons around communication that anyone can benefit from.

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So good!

Communication is my number 1 in business. Listening to Greg’s podcast really helped me continue to improve my communication skills

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Best communicator I know

You can learn a lot about communicating effectively from this podcast.

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