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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

Is Feedback Really The Breakfast of Champions?

June 25, 2018

If you prefer to listen, click below. Ruben and I just finished the second season of The Great British Baking Show. It’s such a great way to enjoy carbs, fancy Brit accents, and the elevation of amateur baking. But the BEST part is the laser specific and concise feedback from Paul and Mary, both champion […]


Relationship Catalyst: Notice More Listen Better

June 18, 2018

To listen, click below. As we all know, the higher up one moves on the food chain, the busier people are. Busy people are not likely to return calls and emails. That makes it hard to build relationships with them. As [my hero] Nassim Nicholas Taleb put it, If I were really powerful, I would never return a […]


Self-talk to Conquer Micro Adversities (aka Succeed at Life)

June 11, 2018

If you prefer to listen, click below.     Research from National Science Foundation shows the average person has between 12,000 and 60,000 thoughts per day. Of those, 80% are negative and 95% are exactly the same repetitive thoughts as the day before. What’s up with YOUR self-talk? 1. Your mindset determines your self-talk. This […]