How long is Your Average Work Day?

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I've really given up my best to make sure Tim Ferriss gets a fair try with his 4 Hour Workweek concept, but it isn't working for me. I just can't buy it. I don't believe in a 4-hour working day. And, when I hear a 4-hour working week, it makes me wanna...

I believe, you need to work at least 14-hours a day for the next 14-years, so one fine day you can wake up and enjoy your 14M/B empire. Then, and only then, you can afford to work 4 hours a week. You know, you give your orders to your assistants and enjoy the rest of the week on a beach. At least, this is what Tim Ferriss is doing right now.

Honestly, how long is your average work day? How do you feel about it? Do you believe it's gonna be totally worth it of all the trouble and pain some day? After I quit my full-time job, I thought I would work less and earn more as a freelancer. Lucky me. 9-to-5 was my silent killer. Now, I think I'm "blessed" with 9-to-9 no free weekends lovely change. Let's hear it. How long is your average IM work day?
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  • Profile picture of the author superowid
    It can go from at least 2 hours/day up to 10 hours/day for me, depending on my mood!
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    • Profile picture of the author neshaword
      Well, my mood is being directly influenced by my clients, lol. If there's work to do, I don't mind staying up late. Yet, I think I can be quite moody sometimes. When it's too much work to do, I can't stop whining why is there too much work. If I can't find a project, then I'm whining about a bad week/month. Can't help it. Thanks for sharing. N

      Originally Posted by superowid View Post

      It can go from at least 2 hours/day up to 10 hours/day for me, depending on my mood!
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  • Profile picture of the author Regional Warrior
    Originally Posted by neshaword View Post

    I've really given up my best to make sure Tim Ferriss gets a fair try with his 4 Hour Workweek concept, but it isn't working for me. I just can't buy it. I don't believe in a 4-hour working day. And, when I hear a 4-hour working week, it makes me wanna...

    I believe, you need to work at least 14-hours a day for the next 14-years, so one fine day you can wake up and enjoy your 14M/B empire. Then, and only then, you can afford to work 4 hours a week. You know, you give your orders to your assistants and enjoy the rest of the week on a beach. At least, this is what Tim Ferriss is doing right now.

    Honestly, how long is your average work day? How do you feel about it? Do you believe it's gonna be totally worth it of all the trouble and pain some day? After I quit my full-time job, I thought I would work less and earn more as a freelancer. Lucky me. 9-to-5 was my silent killer. Now, I think I'm "blessed" with 9-to-9 no free weekends lovely change. Let's hear it. How long is your average IM work day?
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    Why do insist with this type of clutter , who cares how long you work just take Action , here is a good thought why not use your head find a subject that people can answer in the posts and have a real discussion none of this top 5-20 crap just real stuff even newbies can relate to

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      Originally Posted by Regional Warrior View Post

      neshaword

      Why do insist with this type of clutter , who cares how long you work just take Action , here is a good thought why not use your head find a subject that people can answer in the posts and have a real discussion none of this top 5-20 crap just real stuff even newbies can relate to

      Jason
      Because there are enough morons here that will answer these type of questions....
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  • Profile picture of the author CityCowboy
    You have a good point there... when you love what you do, you are happy to even work from 9-to-9 with NO weekends-off, because when you enjoy what you do, it doesn't sound like work, and the TIME passes very quick.
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    • Profile picture of the author neshaword
      Originally Posted by CityCowboy View Post

      You have a good point there... when you love what you do, you are happy to even work from 9-to-9 with NO weekends-off, because when you enjoy what you do, it doesn't sound like work, and the TIME passes very quick.
      Not sure CC. When freelancing was nothing more than a hobby to get some extra buck, it was fun. Now, honestly, I have this feeling, if you wanna ruin something do it for money. You're gonna hate it in a month. Yet, I agree. You love it, you don't complain about it. You don't check out your watch every five minutes. When I used to work in the office, it was a living hell. Waiting for 5 pm set me free hour. Just wanna go home. Now, it's different. Staying at home all the time and dreaming about the office, LOL.
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  • Profile picture of the author MValmont
    I just took a month off. In that month, I probably worked 5 hours total.

    The 4 hours work week exist, but the reach that point, you have to work a lot.

    It really depends of your business model too.

    If you choose a method where you don't have to bring the traffic like Amazon, it is much easier to get started,

    But the bottom line is the 4 hour work week do exist, but you have to work a lot to make it happen
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    • Profile picture of the author neshaword
      Thx. I read about a guy who sold his app to Snapchat, if I'm not mistaken, for $50M or something. Now, he's travelling around the world with his wife and kids. He's taken an eternity off, lol. This guy can afford to work 4 hours a week. But, it shouldn't be that hard. I mean you don't have to make $40M so you can afford to work only 4 hours. How about $400K, lol.

      Originally Posted by MValmont View Post

      I just took a month off. In that month, I probably worked 5 hours total.

      The 4 hours work week exist, but the reach that point, you have to work a lot.

      It really depends of your business model too.

      If you choose a method where you don't have to bring the traffic like Amazon, it is much easier to get started,

      But the bottom line is the 4 hour work week do exist, but you have to work a lot to make it happen
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  • Profile picture of the author PurbaRoyDas
    I work 8 hrs/day for my client work and 4 hrs/day for myself.
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    • Profile picture of the author neshaword
      Originally Posted by PurbaRoyDas View Post

      I work 8 hrs/day for my client work and 4 hrs/day for myself.
      That's tough. Have you ever thought about working 8 hrs only for yourself? I worked in the similar way before I quit my full-time job. Do I regret it? Well, that's something we can discuss in some other thread, lol.

      Thanks for this one. Take care of your health, because I didn't. Cheers.
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  • Profile picture of the author EPoltrack77
    Based around just mostly my money making activities I would say when you total things up its around an hour or two per day. After that the time I spent and my money works for me for the rest of the day and into the night while I sleep.
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    • Profile picture of the author fulfilledlife
      I believe if you want to be successful you will have to work and to work a lot. If we look at Dan Kennedy, Frank Kern, Rayan Deiss and others, they all seem to work, work and work some more.

      I remember watching an interview with Dan Kennedy and the guy basically was saying that every single free minute he has he works and no days off.
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      • Profile picture of the author neshaword
        Originally Posted by fulfilledlife View Post

        I believe if you want to be successful you will have to work and to work a lot. If we look at Dan Kennedy, Frank Kern, Rayan Deiss and others, they all seem to work, work and work some more.

        I remember watching an interview with Dan Kennedy and the guy basically was saying that every single free minute he has he works and no days off.
        At least he's been honest. I can accept and handle the truth. But, I'm sick and tired of those stories about success with few hours of work per day. I feel like an idiot. Maybe at the later stage, but to get there, you need burn in flames. If you achieve what you've planned that all of your wounds are going to heal. Success can have surprisingly effective healing powers. Cheers!
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    • Profile picture of the author neshaword
      Originally Posted by EPoltrack77 View Post

      Based around just mostly my money making activities I would say when you total things up its around an hour or two per day. After that the time I spent and my money works for me for the rest of the day and into the night while I sleep.
      I envy you for real, lol. This comment deserves an "elaboration." When you set the system in the right way, I do believe it can work more or less entirely on its own. Ah, one more thing. Money never sleeps. Right? Cheers!
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  • Profile picture of the author gingerninjas
    I am usually around 5 hours a day of 'real' work. I am to get as much balance as possible and while I may try and work more hours in a day, usually I can only really get 4 to 5 hours of work done 4 to 5 days a week. I have a family and aim to take of all weekend, however if a client needs something quickly I will make myself available when necessary. I love what I do and aim to get my work to compliment my life where I can. I can't imagine however a 4 hour work week in total can be possible, while 14 hour days does seem a tad unsustainable. Make sure you take time out to smell the roses
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    • Profile picture of the author neshaword
      Originally Posted by gingerninjas View Post

      I am usually around 5 hours a day of 'real' work. I am to get as much balance as possible and while I may try and work more hours in a day, usually I can only really get 4 to 5 hours of work done 4 to 5 days a week. I have a family and aim to take of all weekend, however if a client needs something quickly I will make myself available when necessary. I love what I do and aim to get my work to compliment my life where I can. I can't imagine however a 4 hour work week in total can be possible, while 14 hour days does seem a tad unsustainable. Make sure you take time out to smell the roses
      In my own case these 5 hours of "real" work require from me to invest 8 hours of the "gross" working time. For example, I write. Take my kids to the school. Write again. Do something in the house. You do this or that. Go somewhere. Take a break. At the end of the day, I count pages or focus on the number of words. I do my best not to be too obsessed with the time itself. Better to see an impressive number of pages than the number of hours. Thank you for your comment. Cheers!
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  • Profile picture of the author Kay King
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    You wrote an article about Ferris book - how long did that take? As a freelancer - you provide a SERVICE - you can't condense the service into 4 hours and still earn a full time living.

    I know you have stopped posting articles- though I think you still waste time on threads like this one. You aren't advertising your service here in the "for hire" section or in a signature...so this is not "work". But it is time spent. Do you count this time as 'work time'?

    When you freelance you trade time for money just as you do with an offline job. You can learn to write faster - find better paying clients, etc - and thus work less hours for the same money. Some freelancers go on to build and manage a team of writers - sounds easier than it is.

    You can work 12 hrs a day rewriting 20 articles for $10 each....some writers spend 3-5 hrs a day writing 4 articles for $50 each. Know where the money is and set goals to reach that combination of work/time/money.
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  • Profile picture of the author ChrisBa
    For me it varies.
    I don't really think of it as time based, i think of it more as accomplishment based.
    Some days are 4 hours, others are 14. But at the end of the day, I measure my accomplishments and results opposed to time.
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    • Profile picture of the author neshaword
      Originally Posted by ChrisBa View Post

      For me it varies.
      I don't really think of it as time based, i think of it more as accomplishment based.
      Some days are 4 hours, others are 14. But at the end of the day, I measure my accomplishments and results opposed to time.
      Agree. Even when I work on hourly based projects, I get paid "formally" for hours invested, but actually, I get paid for the results delivered. Guess that our work is a timeless category. "It" doesn't care about our time required to do something. Clients feel the same way more or less. You need to deliver. How much time you're going to spend for real. Well, that's your problem. Cheers!
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  • Profile picture of the author METKRAFT
    It takes me 11 hours per day.
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    • Profile picture of the author neshaword
      Originally Posted by METKRAFT View Post

      It takes me 11 hours per day.
      This is brutally honest, but at least it's honest.
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  • Profile picture of the author ryanbiddulph
    Hi,

    2 hours to 8 hours a day for me. Maybe a bit more. It really is an energy thing.

    Tim Ferriss does all the hyper uncomfortable stuff that 99.999999% of folks avoid like the plague. We resist doing it, our energies are a bit lower, and the work hours add up. Meanwhile, he leverages his presence like few on earth because he does the freeing, hyper uncomfortable stuff (reaching out and connecting with highly influential folks, etc) that most folks give up on, laugh off, or dismiss, saying it's impossible.

    His energy leads to a 4 hour work week. Or, the level he's vibing at. It's legit. Really. But shifting your energy, and your belief system, is the way to go, to actually embrace that it's real. I've not got there but I've no desire to get there. I just have fun. Publish a bunch of posts, which feels fun, promote my 126 eBooks, which feels fun, and I connect with a bunch of folks daily too, feeling fun.

    Some days, after 2 hours or so, I cease having fun, so I stop working. Other days I ride the fun wave, all the way to a 10 hour day. I don't work off of a clock so much. Just check my energy, follow my fun, and I work/play according to how I'm feeling.

    I will say this: the clearer you get on your direction, on your intent, you can cut your work hours dramatically.

    Example; I sell eBooks. I'm the Blogging From Paradise guy who sells eBooks. All I do funnels to my Amazon page or the home page on my blog (where I've listed my eBooks by category), because I'm clear on this. Had to align my energy to do this ONE thing to save myself week's worth of work. The old me was unclear, tried to do 14 things at once, and worked way more than was necessary. The new me sees that my routine 12-14 hour days were the result of a clouded, unclear mind, and an unclear intent.

    Few understand this: it's your BEING, not your DOINGs, that help you live your dreams.

    Once you are BEING the person the DOING stuff happens really, really, really easily in most cases. Even when it feels hyper uncomfortable, you still know, it's what your intuition is telling you to do. Even if logic and convention spit in the face of your intuition (usually does), you still BE the person, and follow that path.....and BEING this person helps you shorten your work days, and creates an energy wave that may sweep you all the way here to Cyprus, without needing to bust your tail

    Signing off from the sunny Mediterranean

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    • Profile picture of the author neshaword
      Originally Posted by ryanbiddulph View Post


      Few understand this: it's your BEING, not your DOINGs, that help you live your dreams.

      Signing off from the sunny Mediterranean

      Ryan
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      Ryan,

      If you write your eBooks the way you write your comments, then I guess, I have no other choice than to look for you on Amazon or wherever your books are. You made me think. This Being - Doing thing of yours. Yes, we trade our energy for the money. This is how it works. What comes out as a result of this energy investment is a completely different thing. You may deliver books or something else. It doesn't matter. What matters is how much energy is required to do it.

      I'm restless in a positive way. Comments such as this makes it for a thread to be worth of all the trouble and negative thoughts.

      Enjoy in your paradise. You deserve it.

      Cheers,
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    • Profile picture of the author R0b328
      Originally Posted by ryanbiddulph View Post

      Hi,

      2 hours to 8 hours a day for me. Maybe a bit more. It really is an energy thing.

      Tim Ferriss does all the hyper uncomfortable stuff that 99.999999% of folks avoid like the plague. We resist doing it, our energies are a bit lower, and the work hours add up. Meanwhile, he leverages his presence like few on earth because he does the freeing, hyper uncomfortable stuff (reaching out and connecting with highly influential folks, etc) that most folks give up on, laugh off, or dismiss, saying it's impossible.

      His energy leads to a 4 hour work week. Or, the level he's vibing at. It's legit. Really. But shifting your energy, and your belief system, is the way to go, to actually embrace that it's real. I've not got there but I've no desire to get there. I just have fun. Publish a bunch of posts, which feels fun, promote my 126 eBooks, which feels fun, and I connect with a bunch of folks daily too, feeling fun.

      Some days, after 2 hours or so, I cease having fun, so I stop working. Other days I ride the fun wave, all the way to a 10 hour day. I don't work off of a clock so much. Just check my energy, follow my fun, and I work/play according to how I'm feeling.

      I will say this: the clearer you get on your direction, on your intent, you can cut your work hours dramatically.

      Example; I sell eBooks. I'm the Blogging From Paradise guy who sells eBooks. All I do funnels to my Amazon page or the home page on my blog (where I've listed my eBooks by category), because I'm clear on this. Had to align my energy to do this ONE thing to save myself week's worth of work. The old me was unclear, tried to do 14 things at once, and worked way more than was necessary. The new me sees that my routine 12-14 hour days were the result of a clouded, unclear mind, and an unclear intent.

      Few understand this: it's your BEING, not your DOINGs, that help you live your dreams.

      Once you are BEING the person the DOING stuff happens really, really, really easily in most cases. Even when it feels hyper uncomfortable, you still know, it's what your intuition is telling you to do. Even if logic and convention spit in the face of your intuition (usually does), you still BE the person, and follow that path.....and BEING this person helps you shorten your work days, and creates an energy wave that may sweep you all the way here to Cyprus, without needing to bust your tail

      Signing off from the sunny Mediterranean

      Ryan
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      Great perspective, great post. Definitely think you have to work like a dog before you can get to 4 hour work weeks. I think it's true how lori greiner says you gotta work 80 hours a week to avoid working 40.
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  • Profile picture of the author Thomas Perry
    I believe that you need to work hard and a lot to be successful! As for me I can say that I love what I do and I'm more than happy to work up to 12 hours per day!
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    • Profile picture of the author neshaword
      Originally Posted by Thomas Perry View Post

      I believe that you need to work hard and a lot to be successful! As for me I can say that I love what I do and I'm more than happy to work up to 12 hours per day!
      That's OK, if there's a reward at the end of the long, long working day. It doesn't hurt when you have to work long hours, but it can be devastating when you fail. So, my hat off to this point. Thx. N
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  • Profile picture of the author gabrielrala
    for 8 years I've been working for 8 hours per day for 5 days, but now I am working 12hours per day for 6 days, I know people will tell me its tiring, but i guess if you love what you are doing it doesn't matter how long you working, we get burned out because it's what our mind dectitates,
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    • Profile picture of the author neshaword
      Originally Posted by gabrielrala View Post

      for 8 years I've been working for 8 hours per day for 5 days, but now I am working 12hours per day for 6 days, I know people will tell me its tiring, but i guess if you love what you are doing it doesn't matter how long you working, we get burned out because it's what our mind dectitates,
      Lemme do the math, if you don't mind. First, you worked a more or less regular work week with up to 40 hours. Then you switched to 72 hours. OK. I used to be a 9-to-5 office guy. 40 hours a week give it or take. Now, I'm like a non-stop shop, but hey, I'm writing. This is something I've wanted to do for as long as I can remember. Let's see, maybe I'm gonna start hating it at the end. So far, so good. Thanks for sharing. Appreciated.
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  • Profile picture of the author Steve B
    I say this all the time, but it continues to be true for all these types of threads that ask:
    • How much time do you spend on your business?
    • How much money do you make in your business?
    • What is your best traffic source?
    • Where do you get your clients?
    • Yada, yada, yada
    Every business is different!

    How much money someone makes or how much time they spend on their business . . .


    has absolutely no bearing on what happens in your business.

    These types of threads are not productive because they force comparisons that are never valid.


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  • Profile picture of the author rick98media
    Right now I am working 730-500pm Monday to Friday...and about an hour or so for lunch.
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  • Profile picture of the author George Schwab
    5 hours and 32 minutes

    statistical average

    sometimes more, but then i take a day off next day
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  • Profile picture of the author Winning34
    About 3 hours per day. I try to work smart, not hard. My goal is long term passive income. I don't believe in directly trading time in exchange for money. That sounds too much like a job and most importantly, it's not easily scalable.
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    • Profile picture of the author George Schwab
      Originally Posted by Winning34 View Post

      About 3 hours per day. I try to work smart, not hard. My goal is long term passive income. I don't believe in directly trading time in exchange for money. That sounds too much like a job and most importantly, it's not easily scalable.
      true that, add 2 hours of forums to that, and were even. But your car looks better
      than mine, i'm a bike guy, i hate driving cars, gave it to my wife, lol, she loves it,
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    • Profile picture of the author neshaword
      Originally Posted by Winning34 View Post

      About 3 hours per day. I try to work smart, not hard. My goal is long term passive income. I don't believe in directly trading time in exchange for money. That sounds too much like a job and most importantly, it's not easily scalable.
      Work smart - not hard. Guess that says it all, doesn't it. And George already spotted a nice looking car, which supports your claim in the right way, lol. Thanks for sharing. Cheers!
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  • Profile picture of the author cottonmouth
    I set my work hour to 6-8 per day but when I am enjoying my work, I end up working 14 hours. LOL
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  • It depends on my mood and energy levels but I usually work at least 5 hours a day and no more than 8. For me, it's more important that I have the time to enjoy the moment. And I don't want to be burned out by my work. I just make the effort to work as much as I can and stop working when I'm exhausted.
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  • Profile picture of the author SamdarshiPaul
    I work 8 hours a day. No Regrets.
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  • Profile picture of the author scribeforhire
    I work , on average, 50 hours per week, but I'm a recovering workaholic who did 60+ hrs/week for many years.
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  • Profile picture of the author IlyasDeckers
    About 8 - 12 hours a day in the week, 4-8 hours a day in the weekend
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  • Profile picture of the author agmccall
    40 posts on this thread and absolutely no value to anyone.

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  • Profile picture of the author Richard Rago
    For the past couple weeks, I'm working at least 16 hrs/day. work work work work work
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  • Profile picture of the author ajbarnes777
    It can be as little as 1 and up to 15 hours a day... and up to 7 days a week.

    It all depends on a variety of situations (the size of a current project, a deadline, a product launch, etc.), and in many cases, I get so caught up in a creative flow (especially with product creation, video creation, or some type of design), that I can work several hours until the point my wife has to pull me away!
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  • Profile picture of the author Devilfish168
    Now I know why you feel bored working things you don't like

    whereas you will work almost full day doing things you like.

    even no time go to nap still like to compete all the things needed to do.

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  • Profile picture of the author Gallag97
    usually about 4-6 hours, however i have to step it up soon.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jeff Burritt
    The average work day....in China or in France?

    I work about 8 hours.
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  • Profile picture of the author fwe
    Here I am working in my Local Office about 8 hours a day. After completing my Official work, I work in the IM section. Something is better than nothing. So I work here whenever I get time. In an average I work 13 to 14 hours per day. Now I am really pleased to e=my earnings. Thanks
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  • Profile picture of the author abanks1000
    I try to put in at least a couple of hours a day. If I get really engrossed however could be 8 hours or more.
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  • Profile picture of the author jamie3000
    The length of my working day depends on how much work I get done :-)
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  • Profile picture of the author Martin1977
    It depends on of my mood, and how productive I'm. I don't say that's work is for me, because I love to do what I do. It can be from 1 to 12.
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  • Profile picture of the author tryfasocial
    i go from at least 5 hours/day up to 12 hours/day for. if my mood is good then can do for a long time.
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    • Profile picture of the author brianapatt
      Here are 4 tips I have followed that have drastically helped my work day so I can get more quality out of my work (These days I'm working 5-6 hours of seriously focused work)

      1) Manually increase the relevance of a task: Now a lot of us still might struggle to find the focus, especially if no one set a deadline to it. Overriding your attention system, and adding your own deadline together with a reward has shown some of the most significant improvements for task completion.

      2) Split your day into 90 min windows: Here is something I've started to do. Instead of looking at a 8, 6 or 10 hour work day, split it down and say you've got 4, 5 or however many 90 minute windows. That way you will be able to have 4 tasks that you can get done every day much more easily.

      3) Plan your rest so you actually rest: "The fittest person is not the one who runs the fastest, but the one who has optimized their rest time." A lot of the time, we are so busy planning our work day, that we forget about "how" to rest. Plan beforehand what you will do your rest. Here are some ideas: Nap, read, meditate, get a snack.

      4) Zero notifications: Having absolutely no counter on my phone or computer changing from 0 to 1 and always breaking my focus has been a huge help. If you haven't tried this yet, try to turn off every digital element that could become an alert.

      Personally my life has been pretty much turned upside down after implementing these findings over the past few months. And I couldn't be happier. I get both more done and feel happier at the same time.
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    • Profile picture of the author JohnMcCabe
      My average workday is 24 hours long. How much of that time I actually spend working depends on what I need to accomplish...

      Originally Posted by salegurus View Post

      Because there are enough morons here that will answer these type of questions....
      No offense, but if that's true, what does your presence in this thread say about you? (Or me, for that matter?)
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    • Profile picture of the author discrat
      Lately , been putting in extra hours between 5 to 7 a day.

      People tend to get overly focused on this. The quality is much more important
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  • Profile picture of the author hunahackback
    I usually works around 3 to 4 hours a day. Other time is wasted
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  • Profile picture of the author Adsomi
    I would say 8-10 hours. IM really take more time than a regular job. For me anyways.
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  • Profile picture of the author hynds
    I usually work from 12-16hrs daily. It's not a hard work so I need to spend time to do many small tasks and these always take my time much.
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  • Profile picture of the author Digitallabz
    It changes depending on my focus. When I was into article writing, I worked 8 hour days. When I moved to social media marketing work I did 5 hours days. But now I am also responsible for a blog, I am up to 8 hour work days. However, I do believe that while you are young, you should push yourself to work 11-14 hour work days, especially if you are interesting in increasing your value by doing some 2 hour technical training during weekdays (for e.g. web development, video creation, java scripting).
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  • Profile picture of the author aizaku
    about 5 hours daily..

    this is put into contacting folks in my space, adding to my email funnel, creating content, going over the info from the day before.

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  • Profile picture of the author easy gov grants
    When I worked as a freelancer for clients, I worked 5-6 hours a day but when I started working for myself, I worked 8-10 hour days. I still don't overdo it like work 14-16 hour work days because I still want to spend time with my family.
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  • Profile picture of the author Edwin Torres
    It depends, and varies day by day but on average 2 hours of "work" when I have school. In my breaks that number goes up to 5-8 hours on average.
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  • Profile picture of the author neiliusmaximus
    A solid 8 hours is normally about right for me, more than that and my productivity takes a nose-dive!
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  • Profile picture of the author maxsi
    4 - 5 hours per day
    I do business on the internet since 16 years (started in 1999/2000), full time income
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  • Profile picture of the author Catherine Bueno
    Hello there,

    Really... I see your point in sharing this. See, it matters on how much you earn from your previous job in which you grind from 9 to 5, and how much you earn from your 9-9 job. For me, I work for 8-10 hours depending on workload, I even enjoy having lots of stuff to do, because aside from earning from it, I also enjoy it.

    I also believe it's all gonna pay off soon.. I mean, there are LOTS of opportunities in the world of Internet, buddy! You just have to search for these, and be patient and love what you do.

    Best of luck to you
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  • Profile picture of the author tomako
    I have a daily job too, so it depends on how tired I'm that day. Usually working 3 hours for 3 or 4 days a week keeps things going. Of course in the first years I was always in front of the computer, every night. When I start a new project, I work 5-8 hours with some help from tea and coffee.
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  • Profile picture of the author Alexis Gil
    Duration of our working days depends on our goals. If your goal is only a certain sum of money, you can work as long as it needed to earn it. If your goal is to find something new in your sphere of business, you can work 24 hours per day. When we do what we like we don't count hours. I work from 4 to 10 hours per day.
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  • Profile picture of the author Gambino
    Oh Neshaword, he had so much passion but he burnt out so fast. Looking back, it's almost as if someone was paying Neshaword to post here. 😉

    To answer the question though, anywhere between 0 and 20 hours depending on what needs done.
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  • Profile picture of the author bluebird08
    It depends on of my ability,
    Usually about 4-8 hours per day and have a dayoff in week.
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  • Profile picture of the author Rose Anderson
    Until I've finished my 3,000 words for the day.

    Rose
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  • Profile picture of the author maravilladsouza
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    I'm Student and Work on online as a Internet marketer and freelancer on Fiverr. I work about 5-8 hours a day. I feels so bored working but...Listening songs while working keeps me fresh
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  • Profile picture of the author RebeccaSpills
    Right now about 12-15 hours but that's because I've filled my plate. It's broken down like this:

    8 hours working on client projects (as project manager). I class this as my bread and butter work, so I work it as a full time job.

    3-4 hours on the business blog I've just started. Writing in-depth guides and content, scheduling social media (but also interacting one-to-one on social media), etc.

    3-4 hours working on new sites that can be turned into affiliates and the suchlike.

    I then spend my evenings reading blogs on how other people are only working 4 hour days and making 6 figures. Self-torture and all that.
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  • Profile picture of the author Cesar Sampaio
    An average of 8 hours a day (6-10 on most days) because I really like what I do and I like to learn news things everyday.

    It may be tiresome some days but it rarely feels like work.

    It took a while to get to this point though. I had to order my inner thoughts first. Now everything feels much better.
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  • Profile picture of the author lindseysan494
    As much time as I have to work on my business, that's what I put in each day.

    I've found the key to success it just setting a goal and working towards that goal every day until you achieve it. It sounds like a simple concept, but many people get all fired up about a new business venture, only to let it fade after not reaching success in 6 months or so and moving to something else.
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  • Profile picture of the author zdivine
    It's not work if you love it and see massive results!

    The more hours you put in, the more successful and faster you'll reach your goals.

    Time is money, invest your time wisely.
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