Success in networking relies more on personal power than on any external resource, technological asset or trainable technique. And the most direct route to accessing one's personal power, says Rubino, is by tapping into one's own authenticity--uncovering the ways in which one may be "living a lie" and bringing one's speaking and acting into congruence. Rubino offers his own story of how struggling with a mid-life career crisis brought him to a new sense of authenticity.