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

5 ways smart artists wind down

Sheila Chandra - Monday, April 17, 2017

Smart artists have tried-and-tested ways of winding down so that they don’t binge or go on a spending spree. Here’s how they do it….

 Read More


Recent Posts


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