Cabin crew rocks out Bollywood moves on flight for India’s Republic Day on January 26

Passengers on a Finnair flight to Delhi on Wednesday were treated to a taste of India before they even departed. A smiling cabin crew wearing traditional Indian dress broke out into a Bollywood dance in the aisles after everyone had boarded at Helsinki. The airline organised the dance to the song Deewangi Deewangi to surprise travellers ahead of India’s Republic Day on January 26.

The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us

How can you hire highly skilled workers, persuade them to work for free, and then release your product to the masses for free? It’s not impossible; in fact, several active companies such as Linux and Wikipedia has accomplished this feat. In this video, the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce gives a comprehensive animated seminar on what motivates workers to work, and how to take advantage of that as a business. This video, which is animated entirely on a whiteboard, is extremely valuable, especially for those marketing and sales professionals. The animation is clean, clever, and imaginative, and illustrates the various studies and research used in this piece extremely well.

Developing the CEO Within You

Professor Joseph Bower from the Harvard Business School believes anyone hoping to hold a corner office someday should be able to ask serious questions—and answer them objectively—about their own work and the work produced by the company. Becoming a CEO is all about constantly learning and improving oneself—and later, others—to establish a true role within a company, instead of merely being a placeholder. Bower also recommends that CEOs-in-training take an interdisciplinary approach to networking, thus promoting innovation within the company.

CineStar 3 Axis Gimbal: Aerial Cinematography

Move over helicopters! There’s a new way to capture amazing aerial video. Meet the remote-controlled octo-copter named Cinestar. Its 3-axis gimbal holds a camera rock-steady during flight. You have to see the shots it takes to believe it.

Colbert: How to Deal with Internet Protests

Colbert’s take on SOPA and PIPA,  watch the video.

NASA Finds 2011 Ninth-Warmest Year on Record

According to NASA scientists the global average surface temperature in 2011 was the ninth warmest since 1880. You can watch for thirty seconds video showing historical global temperatures.

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How Bad Do You Want It? (Success)

Whatever you’re working on achieving, this video will pump you up to be better than yesterday.

New iPhone app makes you cough up for missing gym

GymPact, an iPhone app that will tear money from your pocket, should you fail to go to the gym when you promised.  The app called GymPact charges users a fee for every gym commitment they skip. The fee can range from $5 to $50 dollars. “We decided to motivate people by having money on the line, rather than giving them money, which is a very radical departure from other motivational apps and programs,” explained Yifan Zhang, GymPact’s co-founder and CEO.

 

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Seth Godin: How to Win In The “Forever Reession”

Seth Godin is a genius in marketing, here’s a crucial clip of him on a Canadian talk show discussing what we can expect in 2012 (hint: the Industrial Economy continues to crumble and the winners continue to create their own opportunities). This is powerful stuff once you stop fighting it, the revolution is apparent to all but the most stubborn and entrenched.

The New 2012 Porsche 911

Watch the all new Porsche 911 (991) being put through its paces at the Porsche Experience Centre Silverstone. Gordon Robertson explains some of the new cutting edge technology developed for the car while also exploring how it remains true to its iconic 911 roots.

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