Blog


What’s the difference between coaching and mentoring?

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, January 04, 2018

Coaching and mentoring are two very useful but different approaches to solving problems in your professional creative career, though. So which do you need?

 Read More

What are your creative career dreams for 2018?

Sheila Chandra - Monday, January 01, 2018

New Year is the time to get focused on the creative career you've always wanted. Can I help?

 Read More

How to reduce the number of drafts it takes to finish your non-fiction book

Sheila Chandra - Friday, December 15, 2017

Refining is good but 100s of revisions can leave you feeling confused and dispirited. Here's how you can make revisions efficient...

 Read More

4 ways being an artist can endanger your relationship

Caspar Lucksted - Friday, November 17, 2017

Being an artist can both stress and endanger your relationship in many ways. Here’s how to avoid the pitfalls….

 Read More

Why mentoring is essential for artists

Caspar Lucksted - Friday, November 17, 2017

Nascent artists often do not recognize their capacity to be professional artists without the recognition of their peers. Who helped you at the start of your career?

 Read More

Why artists need to connect their home and work lives

Caspar Lucksted - Friday, November 17, 2017

Your physical energy, capacity to concentrate, peace of mind and emotional health are all resources that are essential to creative work. Are you cultivating yours?

 Read More

The artist’s emotional green room

Caspar Lucksted - Thursday, November 16, 2017

Your favourite artist may seem to be larger than life – a little bit ‘magic’. But all working artists know the truth. We’re just human and this is how we recharge.

 Read More

How to write a proposal (or funding application)

Caspar Lucksted - Thursday, November 16, 2017

Writing a proposal or funding application is often one of the hardest things creative people have to do. The trouble is, whether writing a brochure, pitch pack or even a dating profile, sooner or later we have to ‘sell ourselves’ in print.

 Read More

How to handle touring absences from your partner

Caspar Lucksted - Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Touring absences from your partner can bring up all sorts of resentments and jealousies. Here are some expert tips for making sure they never arise.

 Read More


×

Recent Posts


Tags

children passive aggressive behaviour routines new year BBC impetus work life managers visualise purpose creative routine 'Ouch!' podcast workstations confidences imagination productivity artist career re-framing managing schedule creative support attraction client creative career coaching creative ambitions subconscious audience scheduling colleagues professional encouragement. misuse of power audition success instinct artist mentors creative career coach artist community disability creativity testimonials human needs peers creative cry stage fright career conacts strengths career direction confidential fear creative relationships publisher career infrastructure self-critisicism boundaries workaholism staying tidy effortlessly partners being kind to yourself artist vision dreamtime goal setting meditation non-fiction career goals anxiety tact success stories support avoidance 'Ever So Lonely' creative block, artist, creative, energy sappers career support mental health emotional resilience creative people budgeting creative vision family austerity nascent artists collaborations structure being organized drafts working for free personal boundaries touring emotional support work on weaknesses procrastination contents of proposal Lisa Hammond quick tune-up bands goals timewasters artists artist organization writing efficiently creative career fellow creatives #metoo green room planning books creative goals singers auditions insights creative industry health stress clutter time management mentoring audition panels jealousy blocks counselling balance bodily needs success loyalty relationships personal space female singers 'Organizing for Creative People' professional boundaries competition insecurity creative person career strategy literary proposal absences career strategies artist support performance brainstorm cluter-free living agents artist routine goals achieved negative people self-care agent calendar 2018 goals planning author critics cave art artist goals artist workspace lists creative industries artist social time five year plan motivation onstage professional mentors artist collegues weaknesses power dynamics standard issue podcast creative support network friendship holidays silver package grace intimidating USP nerves instincts career resources client testimonials, eastenders star lisa hammond, rachael spence, coaching service for creative people, actresses, comedy writers mistakes short and sweet collaborators audiences resentment creative process efficiency musicians coaching artist strategy Grange Hill grounding practices gentle safe space skills good coach re-imagining writing tidying up diary self-reflection breaks professional jealousy grounded creative identity work trips shake up artistic conviction just four coaching sessions performers shows criticism bad reviews problems home

Archive

×