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CareerSource Polk names Best Places to Work, celebrates milestone

By John Ceballos The Ledger Published: Thursday, August 18, 2016 at 12:06 p.m. Last Modified: Thursday, August 18, 2016 at 12:06 p.m. LAKELAND — The mood was more festive than usual during CareerSource Polk’s annual meeting Thursday morning. SCOTT WHEELER/THE LEDGER Facts … And the winners are … SMALL BUSINESSES (one to 50 employees) BrightVolt; […]

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August 2016

I’m in the doghouse. If one writes for the purpose of publication, one writes to a deadline. In my case, that deadline was about a week ago. As I said, I’m in the doghouse; you won’t be surprised to find out that it is a familiar place given my self-indulgent (and self-proclaimed) witticisms. So to […]

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5 Questions with Keith Albritton

The Ledger Published: Sunday, August 7, 2016 at 8:07 p.m. When Keith Albritton isn’t fulfilling his role as president and chief executive officer at Allen & Company in Lakeland, he’s probably outside. For him, the perfect day might go like this: “Definitely somewhere outdoors with family and friends enjoying nature,” he wrote in an email. […]

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July 2016

“It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.” — Macbeth, Act 5, Scene 5 by William Shakespeare The “it” that Macbeth, King of Scotland, was/is referring to in Shakespeare’s play is life itself. I hope that neither you nor I are so jaded that we hold to that […]

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May 2016

I promised to talk about how to invest those IRA funds last month, but I have another point I need to discuss with you first. How do we get started investing, if we have nothing but a house payment, two car payments, three credit card payments, and four kids that require more monthly maintenance that […]

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