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Meet Kate Hixson, PhD 

Instructional Designer, Podcaster, Author,

and Consultant

Kate Hixson is an entrepreneur and notorious over achiever.  After earning her PhD, she went to work for NASA and now consults with corporate clients all over the world on human performance, and learning strategy. She has since gone on to run her own custom learning strategy business with Fortune 100, celebrity and high-profile clients on her roster.  Kate continues to be dauntless in both her personal and professional life, as an avid lifelong learner, author and speaker. 

You're looking

to Level Up

Maybe you're chasing after that next huge promotion. Or you're pursuing outrageous athletics. Trying to get those sales goals. Working on writing a book. Debating a move across the country. Whatever it is- you're hungry.


You want more out of your life and you know you can get it. 

But maybe you just need a push (don't we all sometimes?). Maybe you're just not sure of how to get from Point A to Point Z. If you just had a plan- a blueprint- you could do anything you set your mind to. 

That's where I come in. 

I'm here to help you. Through actionable tips, intimate, inspiring stories from real people, and research-backed data, I'll help you to unlock your next level. 



Sharing stories from the world's preeminent overachievers and providing actionable tips for you to unlock your dauntlessness.

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A research-backed formula that gives you an efficient blueprint for achieving any goal in your life. Life can be crushing, so crush back

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From developing teamwork training for remote teams, to coaching and workshop development, I can help your organization to be more effective and crush your goals. 

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As an experienced public speaker- ranging from webinars to conference presentations- I can help to inspire your organization to meet goals, and improve performance. 

Past clients include

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Sean Stowers

Kate is one of the most dynamic curriculum development thought leaders I have had the opportunity to work with. Kate is always ready to help lead our clients to the most effective solutions for meeting the learning needs of their audience. Kate has a rare blend of deep expertise in the area of adult learning combined with a genuine ease that allow our clients and partners to easily relate to the concepts and constructs that Kate presents.

Sean Stowers
CEO, WeLearn

Jason Teeters

Kate is consistently pleasant, tackling all projects with dedication and a smile. Besides being a joy to work with, Katharine is a take-charge person who is able to present creative ideas and communicate the benefits. She has successfully developed several teaching tools for our company that have assisted our faculty and staff. 

Jason Teeters
Program Manager, SecondMuse

Jaime Rowe

Kate Hixson is an incredible woman leader with endless energy and motivation to continually move forward. I love working with Kate because she is always looking for ways to improve a process internally, increase her customer satisfaction, or drive sales in a new, creative way. If Kate sets her mind to it, then there is no stopping this empowered woman. It's been an honor to work with her!

Jaime Rowe

Business Consultant


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