Do you have favorite album that you swear amps up your work productivity? A Spotify playlist that you listen to when you need a burst of creativity? Or an old CD you pop in when you need a little pick-me-up at work? Good news, friends: Science is here for your musical needs.
Various studies over the past decade have scientifically proven the power of music within the workplace, and they’ve identified the top songs to help you get in the mood professionally. Check out our newest SlideShare presentation below to unveil the top 10 songs scientifically proven to amp up your work productivity and creativity– and two of my team’s favorite songs, which we sing to each other when the going gets tough.
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And now, because I couldn’t help myself, “Everything is Awesome.”
Can’t see the SlideShare deck? Go here to access it directly or check out the transcript below: http://www.slideshare.net/PGi/science-of-music-for-work-productivity
- 12 Songs for Unlocking Teamwork, Productivity and Collaboration
- In “Psychology of Music,” a study by the Society for Education, Music and Psychological Research, researcher Teresa Lesiuk reported that music at work can facilitate “… an increase in creative problem solving and task performance at work.”
- Music can help you build a culture of Productivity, Innovation and Success.
- 12 Epic Songs for getting your teamwork and productivity on.
- Pump up your team. A Northwestern University study say to play these three songs:
- “We Will Rock You” – Queen
- “Get Ready for This” – 2 Unlimited
- “In Da Club” – 50 Cent
- Kent University scientists suggest playing these two songs to boost employees’ moods:
- “Hurt” – Johnny Cash
- “Hallelujah” – Leonard Cohen
- Another study recommends playing Baroque classical music to improve productivity:
- “Brandenburg Concerto” – Bach
- “Messiah” – Handel
- Enhance creativity by choosing music with 50-80 beats per minute, says a fourth study.
- “Fur Elise” – Beethoven
- “We Can’t Stop” – Miley Cyrus
- “Mirrors” – Justin Timberlake
- And finally, our unscientific favorites to help your team stay positive and united during stressful times:
- “Everything is Awesome” – Tegan and Sara
- “Let it Go” – Idina Menzel
- Want more productivity and teamwork tips? Please explore the PGi Blog!