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What is your weekly billable goal during this wfh time?

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It’s been hard for me. The motivation isn’t there like it was in the office setting. I put in 36 last week and am thinking 35/week is realistic goal

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24/day judging from the rate and timing of emails 🤦

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55hrs a week trying to make up time I lost at the beginning of the quarter for a family medical emergency (not coronavirus). In April, more like 40ish hrs a week

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40-45ish is the goal, but I’m not necessarily making it

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My normal personal goal is 8/day (40 week), but WFH is hard. Averaging 6.5-7 a dat now. Had very good January and February so have a significant buffer built in.

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I’m struggling to be honest, but I try to email with clients more often 1) for billables and 2) because they appreciate it since they are wfh too

Trying to hit 40 a week but already have a large buffer from earlier in the year. We have a massive doc review project starting so that should help.

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