Playlist #1: Zero In - Songs that aid concentration and can be used when researching your next moves.
Playlist #2: All Out - Songs that encourage you to be decisive and a confident to take action.
You can find both of these playlists free and open to everyone on Spotify. We'll be updating them as we go. In addition, please feel free to share your favorite songs for trading in the comments below.
Now let's dive into the calculations behind each playlist. You may find this part especially interesting if you're passionate about music or looking to learn more. You may also realize that markets and music have a lot in common.
🎯 Zero In — Time To Focus and Concentrate
Focusing = “BPM (50 – 65) +TM +LVL (+ or -) -LN +M”
BPM: find songs with a tempo of 50-65 beats per minute
TM: select a mellow tone that soothes and relaxes
LVL: longer songs make for better concentration
LN: choose a track with few or no lyrics
M: a slow, less melodic mood will help the brain focus on the task at hand, and not the music
💥 All Out — Building Confidence To Make That Final Leap
Action = “BPM (65 – 85) +TU +LVS (+ or -) -LS +M”
BPM: find songs with a tempo of 65-85 beats per minute
TU: select an upbeat tone that positively enhances cognitive function
LVS: shorter songs with a faster tempo will keep you motivated when performing a task
LS: During Activation of a task, having lyrics in your playlist, is less important, so choose songs with some lyrics that motivate
M: an upbeat, lyrical mood will give you a boost of dopamine, helping you feel brave and confident
Thanks for reading and we look forward to hearing your feedback. Go ahead and give these playlists a try. Let us know how they help you prepare and take action. Please also share your favorite songs for trading in the comments.
Exactly! I'm not a professional musician but hugely enjoy music - can't imagine my day without it. But when I really need to focus it becomes a huge distraction. Only silence will do!