Let’s be honest, how many hours do you really work each day? According to CNBC, the average worker admitted to wasting 2.09 hours each workday on non-job-related activities. Even with a boss, even in the structure of a work environment, that’s close to 30% off the workday gone! And, if you’re an entrepreneur you can double or triple that.
I started to think about entrepreneurs like me, what does procrastination really mean for us? How much money am I losing by not working to my potential? I started doing some digging and found this nifty calculator to determine the cost of my procrastination. The results were astounding.
Let’s say you’re an office worker who earns $60K per year. Let’s also assume you are like most people and your procrastination, Facebook addiction, and general tomfoolery adds up to the average 2.09 hours per day.
The cost of your procrastination is $15,642.40!
Now let’s say you work for yourself and you don’t have the structure of a boss and work environment:
The cost to your business:
$31,284.80 (double) or even $46,927.20 (triple!)
The solution is that none of us can do it on our own. We need partners, people who we trust and can consult with on a consistent basis who ensure that we are spending our time doing the things we need to do and say we will do.
What does this mean for you?
You need a coach. I need a coach. We all need a coach.
At the end of the day, you’re going to spend a certain amount of money either wasting time or ensuring that you don’t waste time.
The choice is yours.
How do you create accountability in your life? Who are the people you turn to? Share with me in the Comments section below!