If you’re looking for some fresh perspective, TED Talks can be just the inspiration to launch your next business ideas. As franchise owners, we are constantly looking for refreshing outlooks on life and business. We’ve found three TED Talks under 10 minutes to help you kick start your day. So grab a cup of coffee, put your headphones on, and use the next 23 minutes to get motivated!

Richard St. John: 8 Secrets of Success

What leads to success? Passion. Hard work. Practice. Focus. Ideas. Persistence. These are just a few of the things you need as a franchisee. Richard St. John, author and success analyst, fits his results from 10 years of research into this high-impact 3-minute video.

Roselinde Torres: What it takes to be a great leader

To be a successful leader in the 21st century, traditional practices may not cut it. Roselinde Torres shares what she’s learned in 25 years working with leaders around the world. Starting at the 4-minute mark, she dives into ways you can be a successful leader and open yourself up to new business opportunities. Create relationships with people who share different ideas. Let go of an old process even though it’s familiar and comfortable. Dare to be different.

Nigel Marsh: How to make work-life balance work

When he turned 40, Nigel Marsh realized he was becoming a “classic corporate warrior,” working too hard and neglecting his family. So he decided to make a change. In this TED Talk, Marsh shares what he’s learned about work-life balance. Why do we feel the need to work long hours, at jobs we hate, to buy things we don’t need, to impress people we don’t like? It’s up to us as individuals to take control of our lives. If we don’t, someone else will. Stay away from the “I’ll have a life when I retire” mentality. Make small changes in the right areas and improve your quality of life.