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Art of the Living Dead

232 pages, 2014



711 books

Art of the Living Dead is a book on creativity. It teaches you how to safeguard your brain's live bits. Why do people overlook innovators? Why do historical remnants endure when better options are available? When it comes to creativity, does it come from within? After undergoing a lot of rejection from the publishing industry, the author decided to self-publish Art of the Living Dead. 

The author is concerned about society because of our collective disdain for innovators and artistry. How can people stay inventive in their job? Where does innovation originate from? The answers will alter your perceptions of art, advertising, automobile design, education, celebrity, and success. Is there any chance for a civilization that is speeding through space and indifferent to whether or not our spacecraft is going up or down?

Embrace the Unpredictable

Adrian Hanft encourages readers to embrace the unpredictable in their creative process. He suggests that the unexpected can often lead to the most original and exciting ideas. So, don't be afraid of the unknown, instead, explore it and see where it takes you.

The Power of Persistence

In Art of the Living Dead, Hanft emphasizes the importance of persistence in the face of failure. He believes that the key to success is not giving up, but rather learning from your mistakes and continuing to push forward. So, keep going, even when things get tough.

Creativity is a Skill

Hanft argues that creativity is not a talent, but a skill that can be developed and improved over time. He encourages readers to practice their creativity regularly, just like any other skill. So, don't wait for inspiration to strike, instead, make creativity a daily habit.

The Importance of Collaboration

The author highlights the importance of collaboration in the creative process. He believes that working with others can lead to new perspectives and ideas that you might not have thought of on your own. So, don't be afraid to collaborate and share your ideas with others.

The Role of Fear in Creativity

In Art of the Living Dead, you'll find that fear often holds us back from expressing our creativity. Hanft encourages readers to confront their fears and use them as a source of inspiration. So, don't let fear stop you from creating, instead, use it to fuel your imagination.


Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

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