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 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…

 Read More


Recent Posts


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