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...

 Read More

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.

 Read More


Recent Posts


stay on top of email normality Sheila Chandra author making decisions productivity creative people fall of innocence inspiration lazy career strategy creative spark missed opportunities visualising living clutter free work life clearing as you go magic too many commitments sacrifice clear outs organise great artists creative magic VIPs work/home life balance absences how to be naturally tidy good creative habits pop music creative career coaching creative wellbeing multiple lifetimes storage childhood platform to do list minimalists low maintenance strategies living mess free artist goals being organized stardust creative organising well organized ‘stories’ about your possessions effortlessly tidy home life funding elevator pitch double standard clearing clutter creative confidence mornings networking much better friend tortoise and hare focus theft mess why organise cleaning your desk diary buying hope concentrated creative time buying happiness hotel room clean desk business-like precious memories clearing in short bursts long-term artistic development diagnosis tidy people guilty purchases writing funding campaigns ‘creativity’ pop culture buying wealth resentment tidiness in living spaces under-confidence streamlining routines cry creative person : clothes creative culture myth clutter innocence loving your audience home care organisation clear desk hoarding cupboard of shame artist materials clearing artists clarity of thought work trips buying stardust creativity hijacking creativity wind down tension binge letting go artistic conviction inconvenience fine art introverts successful artist 2018 goals vocation time clutter stop cluttering feeling creative confident in clothes car branding email overload staying in control bulk buy grief social media networking peacefulness workspaces artist loss friendships work priorities social media networking effectively artistic chaos professional creative career emotional resilience proposal writing creative identity jealousy brilliant creator getting ready for work nurturing creative work stop hoarding stuff subconscious mind good friend nurture creativity friends tidy copyright artist mentoring imagination good art work self promotion lifetimes artistry compulsion popular culture tidier options buying youth brands critical acclaim symptoms of creativity culture business-speak vulnerability smart artists collections stay tidy automatically parent new year quality slim-line wardrobe saving time buy fewer clothes crowdfunding sheila chandra coaching creativity diary housework much quicker organizing for creative people feel like creatiing the void proposals arrogance artist mentors how to work efficiently card just in case commitment warm down partners spree working class artists tidy desk business boredom clutter addict cleaning temperament network criteria for letting go of stuff exhaustion nascent artists artist workspaces professional mentors morning routines great art hobbies slow and steady well curated closet emotional balance home organising appointments domestic life touring being tripped up peer-to-peer networks chaotic low maintenance celebrity endorsed products email emotional support work efficiently business interface to creative businesses procrastination tips for clearing how to save time disorganization professional encouragement display items email bankruptcy anxiety mature artists working class culture creative commissions creative career overwork goals efficient work patterns dynamic spaces nipping things in the bud emotionally secure artist hostile clutter control trope green room static spaces wardrobe motivation creative ambitions too busy