20 posts by

Dr. Chip Roper

Pushing Through: Working While Fighting Cancer (Part 5 of 5)

Every week, people ask me how Audrey is doing (note: if you’re just joining this series, Audrey is my wife, and…

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Grateful for the Work-life Imbalance of Others (Part 4 of 5)

The last quarter of 2018 was “the alternative reality” quarter of the year for Audrey and I. We found out…

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You Can Make the Most Powerful Impact at Work (Part 3 of 5)

Dr. H is a world renown expert in colorectal surgery. After an M.D. from Columbia University, postdocs and various residencies,…

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Out of Control: Master of the Universe No More (Part 2 of 5)

Nothing will rob you of your sense of control like the word “cancer.” In my last post, I shared how…

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Facing the Unthinkable: Work-related Lessons Through Cancer (Part 1 of 5)

Facing the Unthinkable “Cancer.” That word came to me in a text from Audrey, my wife. What we thought was…

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The Epilogue: Coping Mechanisms (Part 8 of 8)

How do people like you cope with work stress? We’ve been asking this question and to this point, we have…

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Stress Is Causing You Stress (Part 7 of 8)

VOCA, the company I lead, has been conducting research into sources of your stress at work.  In this post, we…

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Ambiguity is Causing You Stress (Part 6 of 8)

Ambiguity is causing you stress at work. Not knowing is actually worse than knowing the worst.  I attribute this line…

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Work-Life Imbalance is Causing You Stress (Part 5 of 8)

During the question and answer at a recent workshop, a gentleman asked what he should do about his four-hour daily…

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2 Successful Ways To Conquer Your Job Stress (Part 4 of 8)

If you think your work is more and more defined by stress, you are not alone.  Knowledge@Wharton, the publishing platform…

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