Zero based budgeting can be used for personal decision making

Zero based budgeting: Instead of budgeting with the existing cost calculation, start from scratch, beginning at a cost of zero and including items one after the other.

Book - Essentialism.. the disciplined pursuit of lessBook - Essentialism.. the disciplined pursuit of less

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author: Greg McKeown
title: Essentialism: the disciplined pursuit of less
year: [[2014]]



recommends that we use this method to overcome the "Endowment effect" when we try to differentiate . For each activity in your life, ask yourself: "How much would I be willing to do to get this opportunity if I did not have it". This question provides a more concrete framework to make decisions and helps with much needed clarity, as Clarity is a prerequisite to being an essentialistClarity is a prerequisite to being an essentialist
As McKeown argues in [[Book - Everybody writes.. your go-to guide to creating ridiculously good content]], we struggle with adopting [[essentialism]] because we are missing clarity on what is reall...
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This philosophy (how much would I be willing to pay for this? ) could be used for Tidying upTidying up
The main topic of Book - The life-changing magic of tidying up.. the Japanese art of decluttering and organizingBook - The life-changing magic of tidying up.. the Japanese art of decluttering and organizing

Metadata:

author: Marie Kondō, Cathy Hirano
title: The life-changing magic of tidying up: the Japanese art of decluttering and organizing
year: [[2014]]





The KonMari methods simplified:

1.  Gather all items in that category in one p...
, as Marie Kondo argues for clothing in Book - The life-changing magic of tidying up.. the Japanese art of decluttering and organizingBook - The life-changing magic of tidying up.. the Japanese art of decluttering and organizing

Metadata:

author: Marie Kondō, Cathy Hirano
title: The life-changing magic of tidying up: the Japanese art of decluttering and organizing
year: [[2014]]



. Kondo argues that you should imagine yourself in showcase of your favorite store.

There are a limited number of items that deserve to be kept, even if you would not buy them now (expensive and/or likely needed in the future).