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Why managers matter

I am a technical manager, and work with many others.  We’re people who “grew up” in the industry with our arms elbow-deep in source code.  It’s not unusual for me to hear my peers complaining about “overhead” work and wishing they could do “real” work.  But what they might wish for as work isn’t necessarily what their teams need them to be doing.

So what is it that we as managers do that matters?

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