Off the Ground Blog

Listen and Learn: Business School Podcasts »

Mar 2, 2015

Did you know that some of the top-rated business schools in North America produce podcasts? The great thing about podcasts is that you can listen to them anywhere and whenever you have a spare moment- during your commute, or while exercising or running errands.

Tags: Open Education

The Support You Need: Resources for Professional Guidance and Mentorship »

Feb 17, 2015

Your business is a long-term commitment, with frequent surprises and questions along the way. Whether you're just starting out, in the early years of your business, or facing a major change, you'll need the support and guidance of someone who's been there. Use the resources here to find the right mentor for you.

Tags: Aboriginal Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Networking

Senior Start-Ups »

Feb 10, 2015

Five Great Business Books of 2014 »

Feb 2, 2015

So many books, so little time! If you're wondering where to start, try this list of some of the most popular business books of 2014.

Tags: Books, Leadership, Marketing

Private Market Research Firms: Hidden Gems for Free Market Insight »

Jan 27, 2015

Hiring a market research firm to access deep insight into markets is valuable but many times highly costly for young start-ups or small businesses. However, if you know where to look, you can gain access to quality knowledge that top market research companies freely distribute online.

Tags: Doing Research

Image Editing Tools »

Jan 21, 2015

There are a lot of image creation and editing tools available online, many that offer free accounts as well as premium versions. Don’t worry if you’re not a graphic designer—whether you want to make an infographic, edit a photograph, or create visual content for social media, there are tools that can help you do it.

Tags: Applications & Software

Industry Overview: Film Production »

Jan 7, 2015

January not only marks the start of a new year in 2015, but also is the time of year that surrounds us with great new films.

Tags: Doing Research, Industry Trends

Industry Overview: Jewellery Design Business »

Dec 17, 2014

The holidays are upon us which means that many people will be on hunt for one of the most classic holiday gift items: jewellery.

Tags: Doing Research, Industry Trends