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Psychologists on Why You Procrastinate; and How to Stop!- Time Magazine
From time to time, everybody leaves a task lingering on their to-do list for a few hours -- or days, or weeks -- too long. Procrastination is a normal, near-universal phenomenon -- which makes it all the more important to understand why it strikes and what to do about it. "Procrastination is not just avoiding or delaying a task," says David Ballard, head of the American Psychological Association's Center for Organizational Excellence. "It also has to include an aspect that's counterproductive, irrational or unnecessary." Those triggers typically fall into one of four camps: expectancy, value, time or impulsivity, says Alexander Rozental, a procrastination researcher and a clinical psychologist at the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden. In other words, "People procrastinate because of a lack of value [associated with the task]; because they expect that they're not going to achieve the value they're trying to achieve; because the value is too far from you in terms of time; or because you're very impulsive as a person," Rozental says.

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Double Digit Growth For Indian IT Will Come Sooner Than You Think: JPMorgan's Ravi Shankar

JPMorgan India sees the Indian I.T companies at the cusp of a transition from legacy to digital, and as legacy companies grow smaller, Indian I.T could see double digit growth in the next twelve months.“All the mid-cap companies are growing in double digits. Hexaware, Mphasis, L&T Infotech, L&T Technology Services--all of these are growing between 12 and 15 percent,” Ravi Shankar, MD, Investment Banking at JPMorgan India told BloombergQuint at the sidelines of the India Investor Summit 2018.



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Rajiv Bansal files caveat in civil court against Infosys

Bansal, who bagged an Rs 17.38 cr severance package, had initiated arbitration proceedings in April 2017.

Alibaba ready to comply with Govt policy on data localisation

Chinese conglomerate Alibaba, which has investments in several Indian companies including Paytm, Zomato and BigBasket, has no issues with the Central Government’s mandate of data localisation for e-co

Bengaluru ranked among top locations for tech enterprises in Asia

Singapore, Shenzhen also feature on the list, based on a study of their socio-economic, property and human factors

Jack Ma says 'New Manufacturing' will disrupt global manufacturing industry

'The next 30 years will see the arrival of more applications that profoundly change every tiny detail of our life'

Newgen Software inks pact with Hewlett Packard

Newgen Software Technologies has executed an agreement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise India Private Ltd for supply of software licences and related services. The size of the work order is about ₹78.8

“Hush money” or not, Infosys owes its former CFO $1.68 million

Yet another allegation of Infosys founder NR Narayana Murthy falls flat on its face.

Hybrid tech crucial for future of mobility in India

In conversation with the Press Trust of India (PTI), NITI Ayog member VK Saraswat spoke about the country''s path towards electric mobility.

Life lessons from India's science startups

Startups focused on scientific and technological innovation are on the uptick. It’s time private industry and money stepped up to the plate

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