How it feels to work with a creative career coach

Sheila Chandra - Friday, January 10, 2020

Ever wondered what having some coaching for your creative career would be like? In this blog, an anonymous client shares her experience of working with me. My heartfelt thanks to ‘K’ for her insights…

 Read More

Smart ways for artists to prioritise and stop cherry-picking

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, December 12, 2019

Do you find yourself cherry-picking or deciding which tasks to do based on how you feel? Here’s the secret to doing just that….

 Read More

I'm launching a new creative career coaching service

Sheila Chandra - Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Following the success of 'Organizing for Creative People' - which topped the Foyle's chart recently I'm launching a new creative career coaching service in January 2018.

 Read More


Recent Posts


home care vocation working class culture magic professional encouragement chaotic good health for artists creative career coaching loving your audience self promotion artistic chaos work trips prioitising tortoise and hare subconscious mind artist workspaces professional mentors musician artist studio creative people normality stardust static spaces creative commissions cupboard of shame focus anxiety clearing clutter stop hoarding stuff professional creative career tension buying happiness artists 20202 goals symptoms of creativity crowdfunding networking new revised print version loss work/home life balance buying wealth absences business-speak successful artist artist materials target market clean desk tidying goals slim-line wardrobe organise resentment emotional support creative confidence temperament minimalists emotionally secure artist work life clarity of thought compulsion jealousy clear desk social media networking artist . audience creative career inspiration slow and steady morning routines much better friend popular culture nipping things in the bud lazy exhaustion cry emotional balance elevator pitch artist collaboration binge arrogance home organising childhood stop cluttering low maintenance strategies creative wellbeing funding tidier creative organising creative culture artist mentors friendships tidy writing funding campaigns multiple lifetimes clutter free clearing how it feels to be coached effortlessly tidy artistry mess emotional resilience good art work streamlining routines career strategy creativity peer-to-peer networks myth proposal writing organizing your creative career creative magic writer diary under-confidence double standard organisation staying in control work efficiently email bankruptcy how to save time feel like creatiing long-term artistic development boredom overwork just in case making decisions organizing for creative people why organise pricing new chapter pop music network values critical acclaim proposals low maintenance creative ambitions brands bulk buy peacefulness hijacking creativity email overload self-care wardrobe buying youth guilty purchases ‘creativity’ saving time precious memories getting ready for work celebrity endorsed products buy fewer clothes VIPs collections author concentrated creative time business interface to creative businesses trope too many commitments communication living mess free tips for clearing working with other artists diagnosis stay tidy automatically clearing in short bursts well curated closet tidy people control being organized well organized ‘stories’ about your possessions artist mentoring the void fall of innocence how to work efficiently car sheila chandra coaching wind down dynamic spaces vulnerability card cherry-picking quality display items workspaces feeling creative negotiating buying hope 2018 goals living clutter free copyright tidy desk parent spree cleaning your desk sustainability touring domestic life friends procrastination singer good creative habits to do list creative identity efficient work patterns nurture creativity visualising smart artists business-like fine art inconvenience clutter addict brilliant creator motivation nascent artists commitment mature artists nurturing creative work working class artists too busy creativity diary clearing as you go time clutter imagination artist workspace green room introverts options social media good friend clutter productivity business appointments criteria for letting go of stuff great art great artists how to be naturally tidy sacrifice stay on top of email tidiness in living spaces hotel room culture partners buying stardust hoarding disorganization platform grief solving creative career problems pop culture : clothes clear outs hobbies 2020 goals networking effectively coaching being tripped up creative person artist goals missed opportunities warm down branding artistic conviction letting go Sheila Chandra author work priorities hostile clutter housework much quicker theft home life storage new year cleaning confident in clothes lifetimes mornings creative spark email innocence