Office life: What music to motivate your employees? Our best playlist to work

Choisir une bonne playlist au bureau

Whether you are alone in an office, with 2 or 3 people, with your immediate work colleagues or in an open space with all the company’s employees, music in the office is a way of creating a good atmosphere and therefore of productivity. On the other hand we can opt instead for music that motivates the troops (without distracting them!). There is also a playlist for those who need to concentrate or a playlist to relax at the end of the day!

Creating an office playlist is an important element to consider, as it can determine your mood, how you work and the relationship you have with your colleagues!

Since professional printers do not yet have built-in speakers, your computer will need to be equipped with a good sound system (sound quality, speaker, cabinet, etc.). Let’s go for our top songs to motivate your employees!

The playlist to motivate yourself

To motivate yourself, there’s nothing better than music that moves! Here is our selection for a Monday morning playlist for example:

  1. Eric Prydz – Call on me
  2. Survivor – Eye Of The Tiger
  3. AC/DC – Thunderstruck
  4. The Black Keys – Lonely Boy
  5. The Black Eyed Peas – Pump It
  6. Mark Ronson – Uptown Funk ft. Bruno Mars
  7. Michael Jackson – Don’t stop til you get enough
  8. Wham! – Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go
  9. Sia – Cheap Thrills
  10. Bon Jovi – you give love a bad name

A playlist to focus on

Ecouter de la musique avec un casque ou écouteurs

Listening to music with headphones to concentrate and improve productivity, choose quieter, softer music such as classical music with piano or film soundtracks such as Hans Zimmer’s playlist.

To avoid being bothered by your colleagues at work choose an audio headset to stay in your bubble. It is a proven fact that the headphones tell your colleagues “Busy – Don’t disturb! ».


A playlist to relax

As the weekend approaches, we will capitalize on a cool playlist that will allow us to relax after a busy week: funk or disco!

  1. The Pointer sisters – I’m so excited
  2. Pharrell Williams – Happy
  3. Starsailor _ Four To The Floor
  4. Bob Sinclar – Rock This Party
  5. The Whispers – and the Beat Goes On
  6. Magic System- Magic In The Air Feat. Chawki
  7. Kool & the Gang – Celebration
  8. Earth, wind and fire – September
  9. Madonna – Holiday
  10. Lionel Richie – All Night Long

Choose the best playlist for the office

Feel free to create your own music playlists based on your employees’ musical tastes. Don’t forget that you need it to please everyone.

For information, a song lasts 4 minutes on average, so it will take 15 songs to last 1 hour, 105 songs on average to last 8 hours or one day of work.

It is also important to consider the context in which you will be listening to your music. If you are alone in your office, if you share it or if you are in an open space, you will not necessarily play the same music.

You have your own office

Just like having a professional printer in your office, being the only music master in your office has more than appreciable advantages. In that case, do what you want. Would you like to listen to Englebert Humperdinck’s back catalogue? Go ahead! Go ahead! No one will judge you. However, it is important to check the thickness of the walls before turning the volume to its maximum and remember to train your reflexes in order to stop the music very quickly as soon as someone enters your office.

If you listen to classical music, no problem…

You share your office with other colleagues

Here, clearly, it all depends on your seniority with respect to your office colleagues. However, be careful not to put the volume too loud, and be altruistic by putting in your playlist some music they like… so as not to appear selfish.

You are in Open space

This suggests the need to having an eclectic playlist that allows everyone to find their own favourite………….. the best option being to vary the rhythm. Mix fast music with slower music, and create several playlists because there is nothing worse (well almost) than hearing exactly the same songs every day, especially when some music is not to your liking!

Music, in a company, is important for well-being but also to create cohesion and a good entrepreneurial spirit. As at Ecoburotic, don’t hesitate to use music lists for better productivity!


The author Helen

I have always enjoyed working in marketing. This requires me to always be the first to understand market developments and to be proactive in bringing them to you. I hope to guide your choices with my articles on the blog!