100 Hour Work Week - What Does That Look Like For You?

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I just finished listening to the Episode 278 with Charles Roberts.  A topic that stuck out to me was the hard work portion.  Charles puts in roughly 80-100 hours per week towards real estate.  Brandon mentioned he put in the same amount of hours.  I understand real estate takes a tremendous amount of grit, but what does the average day look like for you if you are one of the investors putting in 100 hours a week?  Were you always working 100 hours per week or did it eventually snowball to this amount?  

They are not putting in a literal 100 hours of work each week.

100/7 = 14.5 hours a day

Another way to phrase it would be "If you're not sleeping or eating you should be working on your investments."

What does that look like in action? When you're driving to do errands you're keeping an eye out on properties. When you have spare time you're doing research and crunching numbers.

You will burn yourself out very quickly if you try to actively work 100 hours a week every week, even if you ease into it. Just 1-2 weeks at 70-80 hours is enough to stress family life, cause mental fatigue, etc.

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