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 to write a proposal (or apply for funding)

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, October 05, 2017

Proposal writing is often one of the hardest things creative people have to do. Here's how to master writing proposals with 10 killer tips.

 Read More


Recent Posts


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