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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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….

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