The Top Time-Wasters That Take Sales Reps Away From Selling

by Ayaz Nanji

Salespeople say 41% of their working time is lost to activities that don’t generate revenue, on average, according to recent research from Dooly.

The report was based on data from a survey of 600 sales professionals in the United States.

Respondents say the top time-wasters that take them away from selling are attending internal calls/meetings (55% cite), scheduling internal calls/meetings (54%), and responding to internal inquiries via email/Slack/etc. (48%).