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How many hours per week do you actually work?

Not talking about how many hours you're at work...

So, the "I would say in a given week, I probably only do about 15 minutes of actual work" to "I work from sun up till sundown" applies

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exec
Catalyst
+5
Account Executive
I love the anonymity of the war room where I can respond to a VP and follow up over a Director of Sales, spending 12-14 hours a day, just to say that as an AE I'm way more efficient at home and spend most of my day preparing lunch, exercising and playing video games. Maybe 4 hours of work per day TBHย 
CaneWolf
Politicker
+11
Director of Business Development
You and I lead remarkably similar lives.
antiASKHOLE
Politicker
+8
Inside Sales Lead
I still "work" in my office M-F. However, actual work takes up about 3 hours of the 9 hours I am here.ย 
slaydie
Politicker
+3
Account Executive
I must be doing something wrong. I typically work 8-9 hours a day. If I'm not closing then I'm prospecting so there is always something to do.
juan2free
Arsonist
+4
Strategic Account Manager
No, you have a work ethic and make money probably
slaydie
Politicker
+3
Account Executive
Amen! My commish checks do look pretty great!
Savagedoge
Politicker
+7
Account Executive
Iโ€™m probably looking at 4-5 hours a day. Some days, itโ€™s 2 and others, itโ€™s 12 tooย 
GetAHobby
Arsonist
+8
RVP Sales
For me there is an ebb and flow to it. There are weeks that I might do 4 hours of actual work and then weeks that it might be 60-70 hours of head down working. I think it balances out. I will say when I was an AE it might have been 10 hrs a week and that was enough to win club just about every year.ย 
AnchorPoint
Opinionated
+7
Business Coach
hmmm... so... is this considered "work"?
ARRisLife
Politicker
+3
Account Executive
i log all these posts as prospect touch points so it must count..ย 

jk.ย 
maybe.ย 
AnchorPoint
Opinionated
+7
Business Coach
Building the brand and honing your craft!!
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salesninja
Opinionated
+3
VP
depends...are you working right now?
Smithy
Politicker
+4
Director of Sales
I have worked a lot more since lockdown started and it has been WFH. I'd say on average it's about 12-14 hours a day.

Lots of internal meetings make up my day though.ย 
CuriousFox
Arsonist
+10
Senior Account Executive
60+ hours per week.
salesninja
Opinionated
+3
VP
do you have 3 jobs?
CuriousFox
Arsonist
+10
Senior Account Executive
I wear many hats ninja ๐ŸฆŠ
IzzyWinning
Arsonist
+6
Enterprise Account Executive
Depends on what's going on. I feel like in the last month of the quarter, for example, I'm working 10-12 hours a day, every day, but spread out across the day (3 hours here, 2 hours here, tc). During normal times, I'd say 6-9 hours a day.ย 
Wolf
Opinionated
+2
Account Development Executive
I work about 9-10 hours a day but it really depends on the quarter.
desperado
Politicker
+5
Head of Business Development
60-70 hours a weekย 
CadenceCombat
Tycoon
+13
Account Executive
It can feel like it never ends just because the work is never done so even when youโ€™re not working, itโ€™s never too far out of mind... Itโ€™s hard to put a number on it taking this into consideration.
LordBusiness
Politicker
+7
Chief Revenue Officer
When I was just starting as CRO, I was probably putting in 70+ hour weeks. Iโ€™m an early riser so would usually begin my day around 5. Itโ€™s toned down a bit as weโ€™ve grown and my team is bigger. But now my days are so full of internal meetings, in having to do work outside of 8-5pm. ย Iโ€™ve always been a long hours guy though, even when I was an IC, I also never had a year selling under 150% of my targets. ย Work balances me, I need the puzzle, I need something to keep my mind sharp.ย 
CaneWolf
Politicker
+11
Director of Business Development
Same on the 4-5 hour branch. Don't get me wrong, I've banked 100 hour weeks trying to close a few deals over the years. But normally, it's a pretty good existence.
Finesy
Valued Contributor
+5
Account Representative III
4 solid hours. Per week. Work smarter not harderย 
thegrinch
Politicker
+5
SDR
Efficiency, efficiency, efficiencyย 
thegrinch
Politicker
+5
SDR
I average about 2 hours of work a day. If we had an accelerator in place, I would work harder. I'm also running a growing business.ย 
Justatitle
Politicker
+7
Senior AE
4 hours a day usually sometimes itโ€™s 9-10 others itโ€™s like 2ย 
RampagingDog
Opinionated
+2
Recruitment Consultant
Fucking all of them.ย  If I'm not actively doing my job, I'm likely thinking about my job and organizing next steps.ย  #SalesDontSleep #GangGang
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