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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Why does popular culture depict creativity as ‘chaotic’?

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, October 19, 2017

Is chaos an inevitable result of being a brilliant creator? Or just a trope that popular culture’s invented? And what impact does that have on creative people themselves?

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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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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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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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