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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Setting goals is the key to realising your artist career dreams

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, August 16, 2018

Setting goals can help you to realize your artist career dreams. Without goals, you’re at the whim of what comes to you – with them, you’re steering your own path.

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