Working With Advanced Cancer
Liz O’Riordan interviews Lynne Connolly, Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion for a major investment company, about her experience of working with advanced breast cancer and what advice she would give to others about supporting people managing work during cancer treatment. One key message of Lynne’s is the need to provide anyone affected by cancer with empathy rather than sympathy.
You can watch the full video below, or as shorter clips organised by the questions Liz asked Lynne.
Full interview of Liz O’Riordan interviewing Lynne Connolly on 30/11/21
Liz and Lynne talk about being ‘legally disabled’ under the Equality Act but also needing to be ‘enabled’ to work.
Liz and Lynne talk about the need to rethink ways of working flexibly and how beneficial this can be. Lynne emphasises the need for empathy not sympathy.