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Welcome to professional development training by Mixonian Institute (est. 2009.)

Training through Mixonian Institute cutting-edge programs is highly interactive and develops critical thinking and creativity, as well as improving communication skills.

Our programs, whether it’s Engage Any Audience or Leading Global Teams, are intense and fast-paced.

Mixonian Institute specializes in communication skills training and coaching for technical professionals and technically-trained executives who serve global teams and/or clients.

Our clients are experts in leading technical domains, including software development, pharmaceutical manufacturing, analytical testing and international taxation. Our students are industry and community leaders, who are adept and agile amid constant industry and market change.

Leaders of top brands affirm that communication skills make the difference between good and great professionals. Given our multicultural and global marketplace, the ability to establish good interpersonal relationships and engage diverse audiences is the most-valued leadership skill.

The Latest Mixonian News

Unlock Your Potential with a Theme for 2018

December 11, 2017

Continuous effort – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential. Winston Churchill You may have heard about the financial slide in which my alma mater, Sweet Briar College, found itself. Or not. The board of this fine women’s college, located in Virginia, actually voted to close the place in 2015. Fast forward to now it’s been totally […]


A C-Suite Interview Story and How to Prepare for the Next Career Move

November 27, 2017

A lot of you are moving on to better jobs. Bravo! Jobs are so cool in that you get a cash infusion every two weeks. No matter what mistakes you make in those two weeks. Even if you get in trouble with HR. The downside is that jobs take a lot of time. However, people […]

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Make It Fun for Your Audience

November 13, 2017

Meeting the lovely Anita for a glass of wine (while I’m still hungover from the previous day’s wine) she raves about a fine dining establishment, The Drawing Room. Turns out among their many charms, the waiter brings you the check inside an old book. If you check out their website, you can’t help but notice […]