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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.

About our Founder


Laura Camacho, PhD, used to think the problem was other people's poor communication.

Turns out people with great speaking, interpreting and listening skills, are more liked and successful.

In 2009 she founded the training firm, Mixonian Institute, to share the secrets of excellent interpersonal and presentation skills with a global audience.

The Latest Mixonian News

Give Your Boss Constructive Feedback and Keep Your Head Attached

January 9, 2017

Okay, so not everyone who criticizes their boss suffers the fate of Cicero, who was executed after being declared a public enemy by Antony. Perhaps he should have made his comments privately.  Don’t think it’s impossible to communicate upward just because of the unusual number of Korean Air plane crashes, attributed to co-pilots not feeling empowered […]


Cheers! 17 Things I Wish for You in 2017

December 28, 2016

Are things a bit more calm for you today? I love this week of quiet. In anticipation of an extraordinary New Year, here are 17 things I wish for you in this next trip around the sun. (Links to recommended articles are in parentheses.) 1. May you choose a one-word theme to inspire you next year. (Powerful […]


No More Boring Presentations in 2017! Get the FREE handbook

December 12, 2016

  That presentation would be so much better…if only it were longer. …. said No One Ever. Most presentations at work bore you to tears because they have nothing interesting going on. The presenter was far too important, busy or perhaps blissfully unaware to make the message more engaging to you. This is not a new […]