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Bad On Paper

May 4, 2022

This week we welcome Phylicia Jones, Senior Director of Global People Development at PagerDuty, to answer all your work questions. She shares an overview of her career, what drew her to working in HR, and answers listener questions about cover letters, learning to be a great manager, navigating ambiguity at work, quitting when you feel a personal obligation to your boss, and more.


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Phylicia’s book recommendations

Daring Greatly by Brene Brown 

Start with Why by Simon Sinek 

Infinite Game by Simon Sinek 

The Power of Regret by Daniel Pink 

Unapologetically Ambitious by Shellye Archambeau

Think Again by Adam Grant 

Mindset by Carol Dweck

Grit by Angela Duckworth  

How to Decide by Annie Duke



Olivia: The Somerset Maxi Linen Dress from Anthropologie

Becca: Mister Zimi Lottie Dress


What we read this week!

Becca: Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus

Olivia: Flying Solo by Linda Holmes 


May’s Book Club Pick: Funny You Should Ask by Elissa Sussman



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