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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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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?

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