In this episode, Murray welcomes Cynthia Johnson, his first guest on the podcast. As the co-founder and CEO of Bell + Ivy, Cynthia talks about the lessons that kept her going as she tried to start her own company. Cynthia also reveals her favorite management books and her takeaways from them. Cynthia shares that being a CEO takes a lot of hard work. However, she explains that some personality traits can help aspiring leaders get to the top of their respective companies. Cynthia also shares her tips on how to become a stern and confident CEO.