Tunes Tuesday – Motivation for Work

By Janelle @ Run With No Regrets | music

Apr 04

What type of music gets you motivated for work?  Check out this week’s selections for Tunes Tuesday!

The Tunes Tuesday linkup is hosted by Steff from Run Steff Run,  Kimberly from Kooky Runner, and me!  We’d love you to link up with us and share your favorites.  Since it’s the start of a new month, the theme is motivating music!

So far, I’ve shared the following motivating music for Tunes Tuesday:

I hope you like my picks this week for music that’ll motivate you to get to work!

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Tunes Tuesday:  Motivating Songs for Work

Over the past week, I was in Kansas City for the annual convention of the National Society of Black Engineers.  It was an amazing event full of professionals, college students, and even grade school students getting professional development and technical training, presenting research, participating in robotics competitions, and so much more!   Plus there was lots of great networking opportunities with some brilliant minds and aspiring leaders.

I attended a few workshops that were VERY enlightening and so needed at a time when my personal motivation in the workplace has been a little lower than usual.  Now that I’m back to work, I’m charged up and motivated to be the best me – and what better way to get inspired and motivated than listening to music?  Okay, there are definitely better ways to get inspired, but these worked great for me!

Check out the few tunes below that are getting me motivated in the workplace!  Be sure to share your favorites too!

Fort Minor – Remember the Name

I love Fort Minor and really wish they put out another album.   The chorus of this song is perfect:  “10% luck, 20% skill, 15% concentrated power of will, 5% pleasure, 50% pain, and 100% reason to remember the name”.

Patti LaBelle – New Attitude

Talk about going throwback!  Patti LaBelle is amazing, and since I’m feeling like I have a new attitude lately, this song is perfect!

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Macklemore – Can’t Hold Us

This song always gets me energized!  The instrumental is great and the lyrics really capture the type of swagger I’m seeking in life, LOL!  “A little bit of humble, little bit of cautious” 

Join Us Every Tuesday and Share Your Tunes!

  1. Write your post on the topic of the week. You can also include a playlist focusing on the week’s topic!
  2. Link back to KookyRunner, Run Steff Run and Run With No Regrets. Make sure you mention the link up, you never know who is reading and would love to join in on the fun!
  3. Add your link to the link up at one of our blogs.  Please remember to post the link to your actual post and not just your blog, it makes things a lot easier!
  4. Make sure you visit the other posts in the linkup and leave a comment! This is about building a community and showing the other bloggers how much you appreciate them joining the link up!

For this specific link up we will operate on a four-week schedule. Each week will have a specific theme. You can take the theme any way you choose, be creative and just have fun with it!

  • First Tuesday – Motivation Music (Music that inspires you)
  • Second Tuesday – Random Music (One-Hit Wonders, Dance Songs, etc.) Next week’s theme!
  • Third Tuesday – Pump Up Music (Fast-paced jams that get your heart pumping!)
  • Fourth Tuesday – Your Current Favorite Music (Favorite song, band, music artist or type of music)
  • In a month with five Tuesdays, we’ll have a free week!

I’m also linking up with Marcia, Patty, and Erika for Tuesdays on the Run!

What kind of songs get you motivated at work?  Share your favorites in the comments! 

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