3. His response to my email: When I told him he didn’t have to call, he chose to respond from his ego. The ego speaks first and the ego speaks loudest. If he had been a gentleman and said something like, “I’m sorry we’ll never have the chance to meet. Good luck in your search.” there’s a possibility I would have been willing to give him a second chance. Instead, in choosing to send a vitriolic response, he confirmed that I’d made the right decision.