Why We Only Work 3 Hours Per Day (Infographic)

Think of every task you, or an employee, does in a typical working day. How many of those tasks actually make you money? Through red tape, poor organisation or dealing with other people, we lose a sizable chunk of our productive time.

Aimee recently wrote a great article about how to ensure that your meeting is productive. It’s worth a read because the average office worker spends an hour per day in pointless meetings, and that’s before you take into account the time spent arranging the meeting. Getting hold of people and agreeing on a time that suits everyone all take up precious hours in the day.

Here are the 6 biggest unintentional killers of productivity, which leave you only 3 hours to do the things that make you money.

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Hours worked in a day



About Joe Errington

Joe Errington is a marketing and social media executive for MITIE, a strategic outsourcing company focused on facilities management of companies in the UK and abroad. Follow Joe on Twitter