Organizing for Creative People: How to Channel the Chaos of Creativity into Career Success
"Sheila gave me the tools to hunt success and the strategies to cope with it when it came. She mentored me from the chaos of homelessness to becoming an established member of the international art community. This book is a distillation of all that she taught me." STIK, graffiti artistIs your creative career in total disarray? Or are you simply too disorganized to take advantage of the opportunities that come your way? Do you dream of becoming a creative professional, but don't know what kinds of support and business set-up you'll need? Full of the kind of insights and counter-intuitive creativity tips that only one creative person can give another, Organizing for Creative People is the perfect guidebook to put you on the path to artistic career success. Step by step, Sheila Chandra (bestselling author of Banish Clutter Forever) walks you through the essential systems you'll need to thrive as an artist. Her career headspace chapters cover:* creative well-being, including artist support systems* career well-being, including networking and collaborations* self-promotion and how to avoid working for free* making social media pay* personal branding, career planning and goals* how to manage copyright issues and legal paperwork* legacy management
Sheila Chandramade some of the most beautiful and innovative recordings in the World Music category beginning with her band Monsoon s 1982, ground-breaking Asian Fusion, top ten hit around the world, Ever So Lonely until voice problems forced her to retire in 2010. Since then, in an unlikely twist, she s become a best-selling author with Banish Clutter Forever (2010) outlining her own system for home organizing which she says makes it possible to pretty much, never tidy up again ."