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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

It’s Pro Time: Feedback and Extreme Ownership

September 18, 2017

After devoting years of my youth as a “bench-warmer” member of our local swim team, I returned to the pool in November, 2005, as therapy for a sad personal situation. I dragged myself to each master class and would return from each session too exhausted to ruminate on the injustice of it all. I stopped […]


3 Counterintuitive Specifics to Handle the Dwight Shrute at Your Office

September 5, 2017

The temptation to strangle him is almost stronger than you. You and Dwight disagree about whether or not your company should do X. You’re the world’s foremost expert in X. Dwight is not. It Matters not to Dwight.  Working with a know-it-all is not always fun. Accepting the fact that they exist in every company with […]


These Disturbing Times and What You Can Do to Help

August 21, 2017

Don’t let today’s (or last week’s) news bring you down. Yes, what we hear feels frustrating, exhausting and sad. These are challenging times and we are here to deal with that, together. (This is a great time to polish your thought leadership.) No matter how daunting, or even how far away these events are, you […]