Being authentic is usually just a concept for most Photo: Screen shot from Facebook yesterday. Being authentic is usually just a concept for most. Why the heck is that? Fear of appearing weak? Probably. It was for me. Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.