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

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….

 Read More


Recent Posts


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