About Mary Miscisin

For more than 25 years, Mary Miscisin has inspired audiences and organizations from around the world.

Beginning with her years as a University Instructor, she has parlayed her extensive background – having a Masters Degree combining communication, psychology and health education along with certification as a practitioner of Neuro-Linguistics – to become a recognized authority on the Personality Temperaments, personal change psychology, and effective communication techniques.

Her work as an employee wellness program coordinator for Hospital, University and Insurance Industry wellness programs has provided a wealth of experience from which she draws upon to design and test a variety of methods she offers to participants in her presentations. In 2013 she was inducted into the National Wellness Institute’s Circle of Leadership Excellence for her outstanding service and leadership in the health and wellness promotion fields.

With the success of her book “Showing Our True Colors” and Public Television special “Get Curious, Not Furious – Communication Your True Colors” Mary has directly impacted the lives of thousands with her writing, training programs and live appearances. Her book was published in six languages and her work has been featured in magazines and on radio shows throughout the U.S. and Canada.

What began as a commitment to helping individuals improve their health and wellness has evolved into a passion for assisting individuals to succeed at work, in relationships, and throughout other areas of their lives. Mary has been called on by organizations as far ranging as local school districts and government agencies to Fortune 500 companies when they have wanted to accelerate staff creativity, collaboration, communication, and personal excellence.

Whether you read her book, watch her PBS special, or attend her presentations you will participate in an information-packed, get – involved adventure where you’ll discover powerful tools to transform relationships…amplify your communication skills…and increase your personal AND professional effectiveness.

Stay up to date with the second edition of her book, now titled, “Personality Lingo“.

Mary is the second eldest in a family of 10 children


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Mary is one of the most dynamic speakers that I’ve ever seen. She’s lively, she’s entertaining but most of all she’s educational. Quite often you have speakers that make you laugh but a week later you can’t remember what they talked about. Mary’s workshop provides priceless nuggets of information that you can use to improve yourself in both the workplace and at home. There’s definitely something about Mary.”

-Baldev Johal, California Association of School Business Officials

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First published in 2001 with several editions and translations throughout the years, Mary Miscisin’s classic personality book Showing Our True Colors has been revised to Personality Lingo
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