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 is the difference between a successful artist and an unsuccessful one?

Sheila Chandra - Monday, August 28, 2017

What makes the difference between growing a thriving career and not? Here are some of the qualities you’ll need to be a successful artist.

 Read More

Do artists have the right temperament for social media?

Sheila Chandra - Monday, August 21, 2017

Many artists find it a challenge to ‘shout’ about themselves on social media. And yet, building their platform is essential. What is the answer?

 Read More


Recent Posts


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