About Nick Petrone

Nick is an Outreach Consultant with over 20 years of experience, many of those at a multi-state distribution business, in which he led the financial, operational and administrative aspects of the organization.

Keep on Growing

By |2020-12-14T13:11:55-05:00December 14th, 2020|

For two-and-a-half decades or so, the notion of continuous growth in all facets of my life has become a focal point; the desire to incrementally improve as a human being is an essential goal of mine.   Legendary author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Stephen Covey names his seventh habit, “Sharpening [...]

Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Managing Risk

By |2020-08-21T11:20:50-04:00August 21st, 2020|

What a crazy, befuddling, anxiety-ridden year this has been with only a minuscule percentage of the world’s population not being dreadfully impacted by this horrific virus (COVID-19). While speculation remains as to exactly how this virus came to be, I have been most fascinated and perplexed by our (humans) response.  What has struck me most [...]

Productivity in These Times of “Splendid Isolation”

By |2020-05-20T09:37:19-04:00June 11th, 2020|

The challenging times we face as a result of the pandemic has required many of us to remain in our homes, even if we have the good fortune of keeping our employment. Not surprisingly, this can lead to an uncomfortable sense of disconnectedness. Yet, it reminded me of the late Warren Zevon’s song, “Splendid Isolation” [...]

Caveat Emptor: A Serious Warning

By |2020-04-16T13:27:23-04:00September 5th, 2019|

Caveat Emptor! Translated from Latin, it means “let the buyer beware.” In daily commerce, this phrase is meant to convey the importance for the purchaser to conduct their due diligence to see that the product or service being procured is not defective. Certainly, Caveat Emptor is wise counsel for all of us when making any [...]

The Holy Trinity of Wellness…Mind, Body and Spirit

By |2020-04-16T13:34:21-04:00August 16th, 2019|

The term wellness has become ubiquitous over the last decade, largely in response to the tremendous healthcare costs that our nation incurs on a yearly basis and the search for options that can better control that heavy burden that it places on families and our governmental institutions at the federal and state level.  So often [...]

An Exciting and Engaging Experience at MESC 2018

By |2020-03-26T15:27:18-04:00September 6th, 2018|

This summer has granted me two opportunities to visit the Pacific Northwest of our great nation.  The first was solely for pleasure spending several days exploring Big Sky, Montana and Yellow Stone National Park, both of which were insanely beautiful.  More recently, I had the benefit of visiting Portland, Oregon for the 2018 Medicaid Enterprise [...]

Lessons Learned from the Lenten Season – Humility

By |2020-03-26T15:59:00-04:00February 22nd, 2018|

Have you seen humbleness being modeled or been told what it should look like? When I think of being humble, my mind quickly turns to words rooted in my faith life. The Lenten Season began on February 14th with Ash Wednesday.  During this liturgical season many Catholics practice a devotion called the Stations of the [...]

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