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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 YOUR Job to Manage Your Boss

November 12, 2018

Listen here It’s your job to manage your boss. Bosses can actually be quite handy….if you know how to manage them. When I taught at East Carolina University, I had 7 different bosses over 9 years. Quite an interesting experience to have one boss after another come in and exit, come in and exit. I think that’s when I […]


Serendipity Is a Superpower You Can Cultivate

November 5, 2018

Listen here: EVERYTHING YOU WANT comes to you through people. Serendipity is the fruit of developing relationships with interesting people, built on trust and mutual respect. Think about how you met the love of your life, how you got the job you now have and the last time you had an unexpectedly fantastic time. I […]


Add Value Multiply Visibility

October 29, 2018

“You will get all you want in life, if you help enough other people to get what they want.” Zig Ziglar The math is simple: #1.   Merely doing the work = getting more work to do while others take the credit. #2.   Getting recognition = getting promoted/hired away. Getting recognition doesn’t mean you […]