I'm on the BBC 'Ouch!' podcast this month!

Sheila Chandra - Friday, March 09, 2018

You can listen to me talking about my pain condition with speech and my new creative career coaching and mentoring service on the BBC's March edition of their 'Ouch!' podcast...

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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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