Music empowers us, gets us moving, smiling and feeling, and can increase productivity and inspire creativity. It’s a fantastic tool to harness in the workplace, and can have a significant impact on the enjoyment and ability to meet deadlines achieve goals. It can also:
- Create a calming atmosphere in a reception area, or make a statement about a dynamic and fast-paced company.
- Get customers into the right state of mind before a treatment or service.
- Boost the energy of an uninspired team.
- Bring a fun and lighthearted atmosphere to a breakout space.
- Bring a team together with an anthem, genre or style.
It’s time to harness the power of music, and use it to motivate your team and give your office’s atmosphere a boost. Read on for our top 100 tracks for the workplace, and comment below with your favourites!
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