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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The two ways to keep a clean desk...

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, June 01, 2017

Clean desks are both tidy and physically clean. Here are the benefits of making sure yours is both…

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