Why planning is vital for artists

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, July 26, 2018

Here are some reasons why creative career planning is vital, and how it will make you a better artist long-term.

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7 timewasting activities that artists suffer from

Sheila Chandra - Friday, June 22, 2018

Do you find yourself stalling in your creative career with these 7 artist timewasters? Here's how to spot them and stop them....

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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?

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