Dealing with power issues in the creative industries

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, September 27, 2018

No one really warns you about the extent of the power dynamics at play in the creative industries Read on to find out how to protect yourself…

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Career timewasters for artists

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, August 02, 2018

Is your creative career stalling at an early stage? It’s possible that timewasters are weighing down your progress. Here’s how to spot them and deal with them.

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