News


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

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?

 Read More


×

Recent Posts


Tags

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

Archive

×