Here’s Your Perfect Program Manager Playlist!

Here’s Your Perfect Program Manager Playlist!

So what do you do when you’re all alone working late at the office? Or working remotely where there’s no one to bug with your musical tastes? Every Program Manager needs a project management playlist to get through the big projects, the little hassles, and the frequent long hours.

We have compiled a list of the songs which speak to you, your job and your dedication to being the best Program Manager you can be! Music that transcend s the genres and the years which will give you the motivation you need.

This first list will get you pumped up and ready to knock out that to-do list:

  1. Michael Jackson - Working Day and Night
  2. Bachman Turner Overdrive - Taking Care of Business
  3. Blue Oyster Cult - Deadline
  4. Survivor - Eye of the Tiger
  5. The Beatles - Help!
  6. Billy Joel - She’s Right On Time
  7. Alan Jackson and Jimmy Buffett - It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere
  8. Puff Daddy - It’s All About The Benjamins
  9. Europe - The Final Countdown
  10. Blink 182 - All The Small Things

This next list is for motivation and confidence and getting you in the right mood!

  1. Barbra Streisand - People
  2. Aretha Franklin - Respect
  3. Rufus (featuring Chaka Khan) - Tell Me Something Good
  4. Chicago - If You Leave Me Now
  5. Michael Jackson - Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough
  6. Dolly Parton - 9 To 5
  7. Survivor - Eye Of The Tiger (So important it made both lists!)
  8. Steve Winwood - Roll With It
  9. Alan Menken And Tim Rice - A Whole New World
  10. Usher - U Don’t Have To Call
  11. Daft Punk - Harder Better Faster Stronger
  12. Kings Of Leon - Use Somebody

And lastly, here are some deeper cuts or “B” sides for those of you that remember that term! These will give you a last shot of inspiration when you really need it! And talk about project completion, these are all Grammy award-winners!

  1. George Michael - Faith
  2. Anita Baker - Giving You The Best That I Got
  3. All Green and Lyle Lovett - Funny How Time Slips Away
  4. Jamiroquai - Virtual Insanity
  5. John Lee Hooker - Don’t Look Back
  6. Smashing Pumpkins - The End is the Beginning is the End
  7. Jay-Z - On to the Next One

What tunes would you add? Think about your perfect project management playlist and maybe set it up on Spotify and share with your team! You can give them some great songs to work to or relax to!