Masterclass in Organizing for Creative People

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, November 09, 2017

I gave a masterclass to workshop creative people's career issues at Foyles' flagship store in London in August. Find the link to it here...

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How to be an artist and business-like

Sheila Chandra - Monday, May 08, 2017

Many creative people fear that to be both and artist and business-like is not possible. Here’s how you can do it without losing your creative soul.

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