Published: May 03, 2017
If you’re looking for some new music to listen to at work, we have you covered. Here’s a selection of our favorite Spotify playlists to get you through the workday, covering a variety of genres and moods. Whether you’re doing data entry and looking for pump-up songs, or writing an article and looking for more instrumental music, we have the playlist for you.
1. Calm Down
If you’re stressed at work, this medley of indie and alternative songs can help you relax and refocus your attention on whatever task you need to complete.
This mix of uplifting and energetic tracks will motivate you to get through even the most monotonous task at work.
For those of you working from home—or a coffee shop—this is the perfect blend of mellow tunes to put you in a good mood.
A purely instrumental blend of minimalist and electronic sounds, this playlist will help declutter your mind and enhance your creativity.
5. Pop Chillout
If you’re a fan of pop music, this palatable mix of chill hits is just right for the office.
6. Study Vibes
This collection of low-key electronic tracks will let your mind unwind and help you focus when you really need to crank out work.
Classical music has long been touted as promoting productivity. Here’s a prime playlist for classical music fans who are looking for a new spin on familiar pieces.
8. Young & Free
If you’re looking for fun, feel-good music to spice up your day at work, this mix of pop and alternative tracks is perfect for you.
For those guitar fans out there, here’s a playlist of calming acoustic pieces for you to put on in the background.
This collection of pump-up songs from popular artists will make even the longest Friday a breeze!
Despite the countless books, blogs and apps dedicated to helping us stop procrastinating, putting things off for as long as possible is the only way some of us are able to get anything done.
At one point or another, we’ve all struggled with time management. Whether it be staying late at the office to put the final touches on a presentation or pulling an all-nighter to finish a paper, working under a time crunch is never fun.
Whenever I have a hard time focusing on a repetitive work task such as inputting data into an Excel sheet, I find that when I listen to music, particularly upbeat music I know well, I’m able to focus more intently on my work and complete it without too much complaint. It would follow, then, that the music is making me more productive.
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