Why Coach with Sheila?

Sheila Chandra is the ground-breaking World Music artist bestselling author and creative career coach who mentored street artist Stik from homelessness to international acclaim in just five years.
Her latest book ‘Organizing Your Creative Career’ (Watkins 2017 & new revised edition 2020) is a Foyles bestseller − and the one of the few guides to setting up the essential infrastructure that creative people need to thrive in a professional career, that currently exists.

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I understand your challenges

I’ve worked in the arts as a singer, songwriter, workshop leader, publisher, and then an author, for 35 years at an international level.
I began my career as the lead singer of ‘Monsoon’, and while only 16 scored a top ten hit around the world with ‘Ever So Lonely’. I subsequently released a further 10 solo albums including four with Peter Gabriel’s ‘Real World’ label, toured the world with WOMAD and appeared on such programmes as ‘Later’ and Top of the Pops’. Some of my other credits include a further top ten hit with ‘Jakatta’, writing a music series for BBC Radio 2, recording and touring with ‘Imagined Village’ and singing on the second ‘Lord of the Rings’ soundtrack‘The Two Towers’. My first book ‘Banish Clutter Forever’ (Vermillion 2010) became a bestseller and my second ‘Organizing Your Creative Career’ topped the Foyles non-fiction chart.

I’ve been creative career coaching and mentoring
for more than 15 years

I’ve mentored and coached artists, both in group settings and one-to-one – helping musicians, singers, authors and visual artists to break into new levels in their careers. As someone who works in the arts, I understand many of the issues that you’ll face and can help you to find effective solutions.

What I love most, is to empower others

I offer a confidential and non-judgemental space where we can employ fresh thinking to create the positive changes you want. Together we can find answers to:

  • your creative and emotional blocks
  • your creative career lifestyle issues
  • nurturing your natural creativity
  • crystalising your vision so that it can be seen and validated
  • career strategy, finding your audience and getting to the next level.
I work via Skype video call and email, at a pace to suit you − which means you can work with me from anywhere in the world.

Contact me today for a 30 minute free consultation
to see if I’m the creative career coach for you.

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