No matter if you’re a successful director of a growing company or just an ordinary merchant trying to spend most of his time with his family, there’re some certain factors of modern society that will make sure to kill your time & productivity. Here is a list of 10 biggest time killers:

1. Emails – every third person spend up to 2 hours checking his or her emails, 22% spend even more than 2 hours!

2. Internet surfing – it usually starts with a short video, then continues with another blogpost and other news stories. 4 out of 5 people spend more than 2 hours every single day surfing on the internet.

3. Watching TV – it’s hard to stay concentrated with all these available TV shows. 26% of people spend between 1-2 hours watching television every day.

4. Procrastination – this time killers is not so concrete, yet as deadly as the other ones. Waiting to complete a task or a project can lead to serious issues

5. Meetings – some of them are necessary, but sometimes they’re really not. 18% of the world population spend up to 2 hours every day in meetings

6. Non-business conversations – it’s nice to have chit-chats with friends, but it’s definitely a serious time killer. 9 out of 10 people spend between 1-2 hours chatting every day

7. Commuting / Travel time – you probably know it yourself that you can waste tons of time in traffic every day. Only 31% of the world population don’t know this problem as they work from home

8. Social networking – social media start becoming more and more important in our everyday lives, and so does time wasting. 3 out of 4 people spend more than 2 hours every single day on networks like Facebook, Twitter and similar

9. Texting / cell phones – these two things are sometimes really important when keeping us connected, but can be serious time killers as well

10. Red tape – each system or government comes with some red tape, and 75% of people have to deal with some type every day

How many of them are you abusing?