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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

5 Strategies to Recession Proof Your Career

March 9, 2019

I am loving this business boom. Yet it feels like everyone is jumpy about the economy; I have not forgotten what’s it like to be laid off from a job where you’ve been a consistent high performer. [I was going to quit academentia, anyway.] The time to fill your pantry (and wine cellar) is before […]


For Different Outcomes Ask Different Questions

March 2, 2019

You can actually make your world better right now by choosing different words to describe it. Yes, it’s true. Next time someone asks how you’re doing, answer with a better choice. If you usually say “I’m okay” next time say “Unexpectedly well, thank you!” If you normally say “I’m doing great” next time say something like “It’s […]


Crush Your Next High-Stakes Conversation

February 24, 2019

While any conversation is an opportunity to learn and to build relationships, some have more at stake: your next career step, a sale (earmarked for your orthodontist), financing your start-up, or that new hire all come to mind. If you think about it, most good things manifest through conversations. A high-stakes conversation is one where […]