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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Want your coaching short and sweet?

Sheila Chandra - Monday, September 24, 2018

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How creative people turn weaknesses into strengths

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, September 20, 2018

Many creative people are insanely talented and skilled, but their weaknesses trip them up. It’s time to get real about your weaknesses and transform them into strengths

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How re-imagining can transform your creative career

Sheila Chandra - Friday, September 14, 2018

Re-imagining is a game changer that impacts your creative career in a big way. Refresh your creative practices and revive your creative spirit by learning the art of re-imagining.

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How creative people handle criticism

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, September 06, 2018

Criticism, negative comments and passive/aggressive behaviour are hard for creative people to cope with. Learn how to handle the negativity and criticism so that it doesn’t affect your creative process.

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