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Anton van Rossum
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E.M. asks:

About two years ago, I took a job as a project manager at a promising, dynamic high tech start-up. With our R&D team, we face a number of major challenges. First of all, we have to get a wildly complex technology ready for market in no time. The next challenge is to recruit sufficient technical experts to develop the products.

Just a few months after I joined, the engineering manager left the company. Not much later, a couple of key engineers followed suit. Because no other candidates were available, I offered to take on the position, despite my unfamiliarity with the technology.

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