Bad Choices, Mistakes and Failures| Career Angles

I was 21 years old in my first job out of college. My boss was taking me to lunch at a Korean restaurant in midtown Manhattan that, I’m sure, disappeared way before the pandemic. He was trying to get to know me because I caught his eye. I didn’t understand that at the time but later understood that what he was trying to do is to figure out whether or not I should be groomed for something more than what I…