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….

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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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Does your clutter feel normal now?

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, July 06, 2017

Living with clutter in your home can start feeling normal, despite all the inconvenience it causes you. But it isn’t…..

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