Renee Connolly

Making It Work at Work Is a Family Affair

By Renee Connolly, Global Head of Communications and Corporate Responsibility, MilliporeSigma After the loud “thump” comes an even louder cry. It’s 3:15 a.m. “I’ve got this…you have an important meeting today…get yourself a couple more hours,” one parent says to the other.  Sound like a scene from a TV show? Or like one taken from your life?   Unsettled nights are common among young families, but for an increasing number, what’s … [ more ]

An Expanded Definition of Workplace Diversity

By Renee Connolly, Head of Global Life Science Communications & Corporate Responsibility/Sustainability, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany As has been well established, inclusive and diverse cultures are better positioned to adapt, grow and thrive in a changing business environment. After all, “any company’s greatest asset is its people,” says Lisa Walsh, regional controller at EMD Serono, the biopharmaceutical business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. Diversity is generally defined as people from … [ more ]

2016 Session | Create Your Daily Success Routine and Double What Gets Done in a Day

Do you want to finally break the never-ending cycle of feeling like you didn’t accomplish enough in a day and spend more time on self-care, family, travel and the social interactions that you’ve been longing for? Attend this interactive session/ fireside chat to learn how to create your personalized routine for daily success. Using practical advice from productivity expert Jamila Payne, along with real-life best practices and lessons learned from … [ more ]

How She Got There: Renee Connolly’s Path to Becoming Head of Global Communications and Corporate Responsibility at MilliporeSigma

Surviving the loss of your mom when you’re young doesn’t just make you stronger. It also makes you focus on what’s important early on and gives you clarity on your purpose in life when most of your contemporaries are still searching for a purpose. In other words, it makes you grow up pretty quick. This was the case for Renee Connolly, whose non-smoker mom died from non-small cell lung cancer … [ more ]