If you want to be more productive in your work as a community manager, we recommend doing it with good music to awaken your motivation and release into your body dopamine, the happiness hormone that helps to eliminate stress.
According to the study “The effect of music listening on work performance”, published by the researcher Teresa Lesuik, in the magazine “Psychology of Music”, music influences our creativity, our emotions and psychological aspects. He points out that music on workers has a positive impact on performance and helps you achieve better results.
On the other hand, the company of electrical appliances Sonos carried out a research in surveys and investigations, to know depending on the movement that is required to do in the work, which musical genre is better adapted. Based on an infographic publication, the company summarized the style for each task:
It is good to listen to rock, hip hop or rap if your work involves being trimmed from one side to the other, if for example you have on schedule to visit many customers and you must walk several blocks to reach them. However, the study reveals that if you are facing the public, it is preferable not to hear such strong rhythms, so we remind you that although the rock style have many variants, it depends on your tastes to hear rock in Spanish or pop rock.
If your work implies stillness and you have to concentrate to exploit your creativity, Yes, you, community manager !, it is advisable to listen to soft rhythms like ballad, jazz or instrumental.
If, on the other hand, you need to organize your week, think about the communication grid to deliver to the client, export your reports to generate statistics or program your content, Latin genres will keep you alert.
However, another study published in the Journal of Neuroscience of Behavior and Physiology also reveals that activities occur with fewer errors if we listen to music, but that if you face new challenges at work, where you must be attentive to many details, it is We’d better get away from her for a few moments. Since music produces energy but reduces concentration. It was also concluded that when we are good at what we do and we have experience doing activities that are repeated, music accompanies us and encourages us even more in our work.