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7 ways to make your home low maintenance

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, October 12, 2017

Don’t spend any more time than you need to cleaning and tidying up. You’ll never get that time back. Here are 7 strategies for cutting down…

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How to write a proposal (or apply for funding)

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, October 05, 2017

Proposal writing is often one of the hardest things creative people have to do. Here's how to master writing proposals with 10 killer tips.

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Stardust….

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, September 28, 2017

Do you buy celebrity endorsed products because they’re endorsed? Convinced there’s a little ‘stardust’ included in the bottle? Sadly not!

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How do you know if your work is any good?

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, September 21, 2017

Being able to judge the quality of your own work is a crucial skill for any creative person. But this is something that new artists often lack. Here’s how to do it…

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Buying hope...

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, September 14, 2017

How many times have you tried to solve a problem by simply ‘buying’ your way out of it with the latest gadget? Does that work? Or are you knee-deep in clutter?

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'Down with Childhood' - a review

Sheila Chandra - Monday, September 11, 2017

A personal take on this analysis of the use of childhood imagery and rhyme within popular music.

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How to tame your email inbox

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, August 31, 2017

Email overload is a serious problem for creative people because they need large chunks of time to concentrate on their main work. Here are 9 tips to stop email overload ever happening.

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What is the difference between a successful artist and an unsuccessful one?

Sheila Chandra - Monday, August 28, 2017

What makes the difference between growing a thriving career and not? Here are some of the qualities you’ll need to be a successful artist.

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The real reason why your desk gets messy…

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, August 24, 2017

Is your desk acting like a giant ‘to do’ list? Is that why you panic if someone moves something or, horror of horrors, tidies it? Here’s the solution….

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Do artists have the right temperament for social media?

Sheila Chandra - Monday, August 21, 2017

Many artists find it a challenge to ‘shout’ about themselves on social media. And yet, building their platform is essential. What is the answer?

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