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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Why crash diet clear outs never work

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, July 20, 2017

Why do clear outs only last five minutes? Naturally tidy people know how to create order around themselves automatically, because they understand this one secret…

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How to be lazy and effortlessly tidy at the same time

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, May 11, 2017

I’ve found a way to remain lazy but be effortlessly tidy too. And I get the benefit of living in a tidy space all day…

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The secret to maintaining a tidy desk all day, effortlessly (part 2)

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, May 04, 2017

The secret that lets go from having a temporarily tidy desk to maintaining a permanently tidy one effortlessly…

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The secret to maintaining a tidy desk all day, effortlessly (part 1)

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, April 27, 2017

Don’t hate me because I have a tidy desk! I’ll teach you how to have one too.

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Why organise?

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, April 06, 2017

Having the right motivation to organise your home well can make all the difference. Hint: it’s not so you can pretend you’re a tidy person!

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