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Average time working?

Obviously productivity is super important especially in sales, but how much do you work in an average day? Some countries like the Netherlands and Sweden work MAYBE 7.5 hours a day - even if we are efficient that entire time, would we be better off working more?

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TheDeplorable
Politicker
+7
AE
8 hours. But WFH allows me to also put in "work" on Warzone
GDO
Politicker
+6
BDM
Haha, thatยดs why we work result-oriented. Bring in good numbers --> we donยดt care how you schedule your day.
Lamp
Good Citizen
BDR
This is how I wish I had it, but I am required in the office for 9 hours a day 3 days a week...the days at home are the best
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SalesVEEP
Opinionated
+3
VP of Sales
I think breaks are super important. When I was remote I would play a round of FIFA or PUBG every 3 hours or so. Now that we're in the office (I work in Manhattan) I'll be sure to take an hour break in Bryant Park.
TheDeplorable
Politicker
+7
AE
I miss PUBG
PaulieWalnuts111
Opinionated
+1
Business Development Representative
MLB the Show while cold calling is a horrible habitย 
TheDeplorable
Politicker
+7
AE
I HAVE DONE THIS hahahha great gameย 
GDO
Politicker
+6
BDM
Officially 7,5-8h / day.
tbh not all productive hours
SalesVEEP
Opinionated
+3
VP of Sales
Anyone who says they are productive all hours of work is full of it lol. Some study was done that shows on average we are productive for 12-14 hours/week. Otherwise we are in some capacity distracted.
GDO
Politicker
+6
BDM
Seems about right. My estimation is 20h/week
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funcoupons
WR Officer
+11
Kahluapons
Officially we have seven hour days, my productive hours are probably five to six.ย 
SaaSguy
Politicker
+5
Account Executive
I find it impossible to be working "hard" for 7-8 hours. Maybe 4-5 hours of dedicated work a day (client meetings) with a handful of hours of admin/cadence work.
SalesVEEP
Opinionated
+3
VP of Sales
So we're (according to a study) only "working hard" for 12-14 hours a week. Might be why Finland's PM, Sanna Marin, wanted to reduce the work week to 6 hours/day 4 days/week.
Justatitle
Politicker
+7
Senior AE
4-5 hours of being productive if I'm being honest.ย 
SalesVEEP
Opinionated
+3
VP of Sales
Somewhere there was a study that said the average worker is only productive for 12-14 hours/week.ย  I just think it's funny how in the States we have such an obsession with having our butts in a chair. (I wOrK 80 hOuR wEeKs)
dryspongebob
Opinionated
+2
Business Development Manager
With WFH, I typically aim for 5 hours of full-on productivity, but work days are theoretically 8 hours long.ย 

If you are finishing all of your weekly tasks and meeting quota, there is no logical reason why you should work longer hours.ย 

My personal advice is time yourself and take breaks. I typically do 45 mins of full focus with 10 min breaks in between, it might work for you too.
AnchorPoint
Politicker
+8
Business Coach
12 M-TH 8 F 3-4Sun
SalesVEEP
Opinionated
+3
VP of Sales
Tell me you arenโ€™t Catholic without telling me you arenโ€™t Catholic ๐Ÿ˜‚ damn youโ€™re grinding.
Whosaidit
Politicker
+6
Business Development Representative
7-8 hours daily in office but I would include 1-2 hours after work as Linked in is hard to avoid somedays!
Patbate
Politicker
+6
Benefits Consultant
12-14 (with some breaks included) but this also includes my full time sales role as well as my business.
inboundsalesrep
Politicker
+7
SDR
3 hours, average time conversing with coworkers = 6 hours
NoSuperhero
Politicker
+6
BDR
7 to 8 hrs is pretty fair. I mean, I think we can all do a bit more but my line is drawn once work time starts slashing away from drawing time. Mental wellness is number 1.
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WhoamI123
Good Citizen
Account executive
4-5 honest hours on average.
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