Leadership, time management, and team management are three skills IT Project Managers practice on a daily basis. We’ve come up with a list of motivational songs for IT Project Managers to listen to and share with their teams. The following songs were chosen based on ability to boost confidence, moral or overall energy to get you and your team pumped to finish the job.
1. All I Do is Win– DJ Khaled
Project Managers are leaders and need to approach any new project with confidence in order to instill that same attitude in his team and client. This song is sure to be a confidence boost before heading into work.
2. Reach Out, I’ll Be There– The Four Tops
Sometimes your team needs a reminder to take risks and go for it, but also needs to know that you will be there for them should they need your guidance. This is a great song to keep everyone in a supportive mood.
3. Help! – The Beatles
Teamwork! This song is great for bringing back those fuzzy teamwork feelings and help you put things in perspective.
4. We Didn’t Start the Fire– Billy Joel
Another great one to boost team spirit. It also makes for a fun karaoke break tune. Finish the line: “Einstein, James Dean, Brooklyn’s got a winning team…..”
5. Do You Want the Truth or Something Beautiful– Paloma Faith
This is a great one for those times you have to report something you know your client won’t want to hear. It will give you the confidence to know that you are doing the right thing.
6. Work Hard Play Hard– Wiz Khalifa
This song is just really funny when you feel the need to step away and lighten up.
7. Right Now!– Van Halen
Walk into the room singing this when you need a passive aggressive way to get your team rolling.
8. Steady As She Goes– The Recanteurs
For those times when everyone is hard at work and the project is right on time, moving right along.
9. Beat It– Michael Jackson
When the team is at odds, this song is perfect for “showin’ how funky strong is your fight it doesn’t matter who’s wrong or right.”
10. The Final Countdown– Europe
This is a great song to play in the final days of your project, for a little inspiration boost.
What songs do you listen to in order to get motivated for work?
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