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

Cave-aged cheddar or Dairylea? You get the music culture you pay for…

Sheila Chandra - Monday, July 03, 2017

Why do we resent investing in artists’ long-term development and refuse to pay them properly? We’re funding a ‘throwaway’ culture… Here’s why...

 Read More


Recent Posts


how to be naturally tidy cleaning your desk business interface to creative businesses control motivation singer artistic conviction cry inconvenience creativity home organising touring overwork how it feels to be coached nascent artists minimalists theft hobbies artist buying happiness absences inspiration home life work life appointments dynamic spaces creativity diary hoarding funding brilliant creator good friend pricing buying hope . audience wardrobe artist goals artist workspaces VIPs why organise social media friends working with other artists emotional balance grief tidiness in living spaces proposals buying youth peacefulness workspaces creative career coaching target market celebrity endorsed products feeling creative successful artist creative identity commitment feel like creatiing critical acclaim 2018 goals crowdfunding tidy long-term artistic development new chapter career strategy creative people peer-to-peer networks subconscious mind much better friend clearing clutter artistry 2020 goals networking effectively artist materials elevator pitch mornings how to work efficiently warm down tidier low maintenance strategies productivity cupboard of shame compulsion the void creative career culture artists multiple lifetimes artistic chaos business-speak clearing in short bursts spree childhood creative ambitions storage negotiating work trips friendships boredom tidying stop cluttering trope being organized Sheila Chandra author organisation binge imagination new year copyright sheila chandra coaching tension ‘creativity’ brands emotional resilience hotel room myth card platform professional mentors clearing networking : clothes visualising emotionally secure artist jealousy being tripped up housework much quicker domestic life good creative habits missed opportunities artist workspace too busy work/home life balance green room low maintenance good health for artists clutter free confident in clothes creative magic self-care car creative confidence too many commitments ‘stories’ about your possessions tidy people partners loss emotional support efficient work patterns work priorities artist mentors disorganization smart artists vocation well curated closet professional encouragement home care focus sacrifice working class artists morning routines stay tidy automatically staying in control effortlessly tidy creative spark diary cherry-picking organizing your creative career letting go clean desk time clutter clutter creative commissions artist studio concentrated creative time arrogance collections slim-line wardrobe clarity of thought options great artists stardust stay on top of email branding procrastination clear outs clutter addict to do list pop music introverts resentment mess just in case streamlining routines vulnerability hijacking creativity sustainability self promotion lifetimes mature artists clearing as you go chaotic precious memories email under-confidence guilty purchases writer lazy stop hoarding stuff fall of innocence values working class culture nipping things in the bud prioitising 20202 goals symptoms of creativity living mess free anxiety buying wealth new revised print version writing funding campaigns pop culture email overload nurturing creative work professional creative career author buy fewer clothes making decisions bulk buy business wind down quality creative person loving your audience social media networking creative culture exhaustion criteria for letting go of stuff magic proposal writing good art work artist collaboration getting ready for work creative wellbeing organizing for creative people slow and steady musician temperament goals display items tips for clearing normality business-like diagnosis coaching well organized communication creative organising organise living clutter free saving time hostile clutter fine art buying stardust great art parent nurture creativity popular culture tortoise and hare cleaning artist mentoring clear desk how to save time innocence email bankruptcy tidy desk double standard work efficiently static spaces solving creative career problems network