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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

Trust Is Rocket Fuel for Your Career & Fan Base

December 10, 2018

Trust is rocket fuel for your career advancement. Trust is why high performers value Executive Presence; your presence is what causes people to trust you early in the relationship. With a hyper-mobile and scattered work force, to build trust is to build your own personal fan base (aka “social capital”) that supports you in any […]


Confident Communicator Skillfully Embezzles $53+ Million

December 3, 2018

During her 20 year tenure as city comptroller of Dixon, IL, Rita Crundwell embezzled more than $53 million of public funds. This moral failure makes her the perpetrator of the largest case of municipal fraud in U.S. history. While forcing staff lay-offs, police budget cuts, and neglect of public infrastructure, she used the funds to create one of […]


Time to Be A Video Star

November 26, 2018

Listen below. It used to be conference calls that moved people. Literally. It was such a call in July, 2009 that moved me from Greenville, NC to Charleston, SC. “Goodbye, ECU. Hello, College of Charleston.” (for a short but sweet time.) By 2018, it’s, “Goodbye, conference calls. Hello, video.” Yes, you too will now become a […]