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

Why does popular culture depict creativity as ‘chaotic’?

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, October 19, 2017

Is chaos an inevitable result of being a brilliant creator? Or just a trope that popular culture’s invented? And what impact does that have on creative people themselves?

 Read More

The creative reason why creative people need to be well organized

Sheila Chandra - Monday, May 15, 2017

Wouldn’t it be great if your creative workspace worked around you like a well-oiled machine. Well it can!

 Read More


Recent Posts


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