At twenty-seven, Mike Duvall bought an industrial equipment company, grew it substantially and later sold it, completing a successful business cycle. He had learned early on that being an employee wasn’t for him. Now he was certain that being an employer was not the answer either. Mike discovered what was missing when he connected with the networking profession, first as a corporate consultant to a start-up company. Then he was offered the opportunity of a lifetime: to be a founding representative of a company led by a close friend.