All of us might be a lot more productive only if we spent lesser time on curating playlists for work than actually working. This website does most of it for you. Signing up to focus@will gets you a curated playlist that enhances your productivity. It works on your computer and mobile so that you get the productivity push even when away from the desk.
Their philosophy is that if you listen to music that you like, it will engage you, move you emotionally and eventually become a distraction than enhancer. Developed with the help of neuroscientists, the promising playlists showed a 12-15% increase in productivity during trials and a potential increase of 400%. Their library of unique and hard to come by instrumental music remixed, edited and remastered to enhance your focus and productivity. The music claims to soothe the fight and flight mechanism to increase attention span and general concentration.
Once you sign up and login, the dashboard is a simple playback control that also lets you choose the genre you’d prefer — classical, acoustic, cinematic, up tempo — and the level of energy that the music induces (low, medium or high). Under the dashboard, you have the volume control and list of artists to explore. A right arrow on the central photograph take you to a productivity tracker where you can track your progress. But if music itself is a big distraction, a genre called water just plays sounds such as waves breaking or rain falling.