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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How to tame your email inbox

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, August 31, 2017

Email overload is a serious problem for creative people because they need large chunks of time to concentrate on their main work. Here are 9 tips to stop email overload ever happening.

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The real reason why your desk gets messy…

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, August 24, 2017

Is your desk acting like a giant ‘to do’ list? Is that why you panic if someone moves something or, horror of horrors, tidies it? Here’s the solution….

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Why lack of space is not the problem…

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, August 17, 2017

Clutter isn’t caused by lack of space. It’s caused by believing you have more years to do things in than you actually do. Here’s how to cure both problems.

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How to save a whole year of your life….

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, August 10, 2017

Did you know that the average person spends a whole year looking for things in their lifetime? Here’s how to save that year…

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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 naturally tidy

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, July 13, 2017

You too can be one of those ‘lucky’ people who never seem to have to tidy up. Here’s how they do it….

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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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