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


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