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Small Business Breakfast: Mockingbird Makes - Little Observationist
Meet Shannon Reed, the creative mind behind Mockingbird Makes, a business that started as a hobby before she saw the potential to turn it into much more. Shannon has long been a champion of creativity, for both business and wellness, and she helps people reclaim that aspect of their lives through workshops and speaking events. She puts her own creative talents to work making just about anything you can imagine from crochet. Read on to find out more about Shannon, what drove her to leave a job she loved to carve her own path, her favourite small business advice and how she keeps herself motivated when it comes to social media marketing. LITTLE OBSERVATIONIST: Give us your tweet-sized elevator pitch. What’s your business all about?SHANNON REED: I believe we outsource our creativity too easily and this can compromise our mental health and engagement in all areas of our lives. I help people reclaim their creativity in a few different ways – by creating crochet, knitted or embroidered pieces they have designed, by teaching them to Make for themselves and, ever more frequently now, speaking on both Creativity for Wellness and Creativity for Business. LO: Now tell us more: What sets …