How to deal with a lack of technical knowledge

Adriana Herrera needed to recruit an engineer to help build her company, Fashioning Change, but her lack of technical knowledge made it difficult to find the right candidate. She addressed the problem by spending her weekend evenings teaching herself to code. "Week after week, I would open a bottle of wine, buy WordPress templates, break them, and then put them back together," she writes. Herrera eventually found the right person for the job after a chance encounter in a co-working space.

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