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

What should artists sacrifice for their art?

Sheila Chandra - Monday, July 17, 2017

People talk about the sacrifices artists have to make for their art. That doesn’t mean creating drama so that you’re a ‘true’ artist. So what are they?

 Read More


Recent Posts


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