About the Future Skills Studio Founders
We're focused on making an impact with young people, Millenials, and even Boomers
With a deep-seated passion for empowering individuals across the age spectrum, I have dedicated my career to designing and delivering transformative skills development programs. At the core of my approach lies a unique pedagogical model and a robust formative assessment process meticulously designed to foster lifelong learning and unlock innate potential.
As the founder of Future Skills Studio, my endeavor extends beyond conventional teaching to orchestrating a vibrant ecosystem that instigates fresh ideas, catalyzes new initiatives, and nurtures an enduring culture of self-improvement within the skills development domain. Underpinned by a commitment to diversity and delivering exceptional value, my work encapsulates facilitating visionary strategies, steering execution plans, and morphing big ideas into tangible realities.
My key focus areas include:
1. Collaborating with individuals across various age groups to bolster their skills development, guide career path planning, and fuel entrepreneurial ambitions.
2. Equipping educators with the requisite tools and methodologies to impart entrepreneurship programs to students aged 10 to 18, thereby seeding the grounds for future innovators.
3. Engaging with parents to provide them with strategies and insights on nurturing their children's valuable life skills, laying a solid foundation for a successful transition into adulthood.
4. Crafting and delivering bespoke programs that hone individuals' nascent abilities, preparing them to navigate the challenges and seize the opportunities that lie ahead.
Mitchell is a globally recognised business and industry strategist, thought leader, author, journalist and key-note speaker as well as business and market analyst. He is also the founder and Managing Director of First Rock Consulting one of Australia's leading innovation and business consultancy practices.
First Rock Consulting practice encompasses strategic business insights, innovative-led programs for both enterprise and SMB’s customers (using aspects of design thinking, agile and start-up methodologies), technological innovation development (solution validation, prototype and market/user assumption testing), business model development and market commercialisation including operational deployment capability to support the execution of these models.
As a practitioner of business strategy, Mitchell has built up an extensive and balanced career that encapsulates corporate, private and non-for profit sectors across a variety of vertical markets and industry sectors. He has held and continues to hold senior level executive roles as well as board level roles across a range of these industry sectors.
As a strategic and trusted advisor in the print (physical document world) and digitisation (digital content) space he often works and mediates with both end users/end customers as well as many of the direct and indirect providers that operate in this space.