Music is a powerful thing. It can make us happy when we’re sad, feel energized, and help us focus and concentrate at work. In fact, studies have found that listening to music at work has a positive effect on performance. Whether you’re preparing for a meeting or hitting your afternoon slump, we’ve got a song for each part of your work day. So plug in those headphones and start listening!

 

Wake Up

This song will be sure to help you start your day off right and give you the energy boost you need.

Start Me Up by The Rolling Stones

 

Commute

During your morning commute, when you’re about five minutes away from pulling into the parking lot, turn on this rock jam and pump yourself up for another day at the office.

Welcome to The Jungle by Guns N’ Roses

 

Meeting

If you have an important meeting that you need to thrive in, plug in your head phones while you’re preparing and crank up this motivational song.

Roar by Katy Perry

 

Creativity Boost

If you need some concentration music to get your juices flowing and give you the feeling that anything is possible, this song is perfect.

Unwritten by Natasha Bedingfield

 

Afternoon Slump

If you’re getting tired after lunch, just remember it’ll be 5 O’clock for you soon enough.

It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere by Alan Jackson feat. Jimmy Buffett

 

Deadlines

When you have a demanding project with a strict deadline, turn up this tune and believe that you can finish!

Don’t Stop Believin’ by Journey

 

Bad Day

We all have those days when things just aren’t going our way at work. In this case, listen to these feel-good lyrics to get you through the day.

Keep Your Head Up by Andy Grammer

 

Great Day

Maybe you got a promotion, a raise, or some appraisal from your boss or co-workers. Either way, this song will let you ride out that awesome mood.

I Feel Good by James Brown

 

In Between Jobs

If you’re looking for new career opportunities and interviewing for jobs, remember that patience is key. This song will remind you that it just takes some time, so keep persevering.

The Middle by Jimmy Eat World

 

After a Successful Day

When you nailed it at work, closed the sale, or got everything done, there’s no better thing to do than reassure yourself that all you do is win – no matter what.

All I Do Is Win by DJ Khaled feat. Ludacris

 

Do you listen to music throughout the workday? If you have any more song suggestions, let us know in the comments below! Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter to keep up with our blog.