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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 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…

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How the business world hijacked the word ‘creative’

Sheila Chandra - Monday, August 14, 2017

Creativity’ should not be a synonym for bringing some thought to your work. But that’s what business has reduced it to. It’s time to take the word ‘creative’ back!

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How to know if you’re an artist (symptoms and diagnosis)

Sheila Chandra - Monday, August 07, 2017

Are you a real artist? Afraid to call yourself one? Just starting out on your creative career? Here’s what it takes to be an artist.

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Why artists need to connect their work and home lives (and why doing so is a political act)

Sheila Chandra - Monday, June 19, 2017

Your physical energy, capacity to concentrate, peace of mind and emotional health are all resources that are essential to creative work. Are you cultivating yours?

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5 ways to balance your creative career with being a parent

Sheila Chandra - Monday, June 12, 2017

Being a parent is a full-time job! Here are some tips for carving out time for your creative career despite that fact…

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Help! I’m creative, and I find being organized hard

Sheila Chandra - Monday, May 29, 2017

Not being organized in your professional creative career can cost you major opportunities. Find out how to make being organized a breeze!

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The creative reason why creative people need to be well organized

Sheila Chandra - Monday, May 15, 2017

Wouldn’t it be great if your creative workspace worked around you like a well-oiled machine. Well it can!

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4 tips for clearing your artist workspace

Sheila Chandra - Monday, April 24, 2017

Clearing your artist workspace is essential if you want to work efficiently. These 4 tips will help you get it done in a jiffy!

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