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 should artists sacrifice for their art?

Sheila Chandra - Monday, July 17, 2017

People talk about the sacrifices artists have to make for their art. That doesn’t mean creating drama so that you’re a ‘true’ artist. So what are they?

 Read More


Recent Posts


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