Snow White’s Seven Dwarves whistle while they work. I, on the other hand, listen to music. Once upon I time I worked for an agency that focused on music marketing. I worked with great musicians, managers, producers and composers, legends in their own right in the music industry. My days with them were filled with fun times and great music. Because of this experience, I am used to having music playing in the background while I’m working. Although there are times when I appreciate silence more, I’ve noticed that music really helps get my creative juices flowing.
What I choose to listen to varies depending on my mood and the output that I have to churn out. These are the days when I’m glad I chose a 160GB iPod classic as my music player instead of an iPod touch or something with a smaller capacity. I can imagine how frustrated I would be if I wanted to listen to a particular song and I didn’t have it on me right then and there. My choices can be so diverse, that sometimes I amuse myself with my playlists for the week.
This week has been a full one for me as far as work goes. I’ve been writing a few AVP scripts, some speeches and a couple of event scripts. My saving grace in times like these is music. Music and coffee, actually. Coffee is consistent, and is usually a nice hot cup brewed at home with milk. Music varies, and this week so far has been filled with a rather mainstream mix of tunes. Here are the top five songs that sparked my creativity this week. [Read more…] about WAHM Playlist: My Top 5 Productivity-Inducing Songs For The Week