Jim Berlin CircleJim Berlin’s “Thought For The Day” (TFTD)

We update this page daily with miscellaneous quotes, comments and musings from Jim Berlin, the founder and CEO of Logistics Plus. These daily thoughts illustrate Jim’s passion for excellence and touch on everything from business and politics to logistics and life. If you’d like to receive Jim’s “Thoughts For The Day” in an email message every day, just enter your email address in the “Subscribe to our website updates” field on this page and we’ll add you to our subscription list (you’ll also receive our periodic News & Notes website updates).

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With What You’ve Got

December 2, 2022

“Do what you can where you are with what you’ve got.” -Theodore Roosevelt

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Noah’s Ark

December 1, 2022

“Plan ahead. It wasn’t raining when Noah built the ark.”

Not Eureka

November 30, 2022

“The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds the most discoveries, is not Eureka!, but ‘That’s funny…’” -Isaac Asimov

Resolved in the Morning

November 29, 2022

“It is common that a problem difficult at night is often resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked it out.” -John Steinbeck

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Courage to Climb

November 28, 2022

“Too many people are praying for mountains of difficulty to be removed, when what they really need is courage to climb them.”

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Do Not Defer

November 23, 2022

“Any good thing that you can do, or any kindness that you can show to any human being, you had better do it now; do not defer or neglect it, for you will not pass this way again.” -Frederick Rindge

What You Can Do

November 22, 2022

“Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” -John Wooden

Leadership is Action

November 21, 2022

“Leadership is action, not position.” -Donald H. McGannon

The Reward

November 18, 2022

“The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

See the Possibilities

November 17, 2022

“The future belongs to those who see the possibilities before they become obvious.” -John Sculley

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Pat Riley

November 16, 2022

“When a great team loses through complacency, it will constantly search for new and more intricate explanations to explain away defeat.” -Pat Riley

Make The Best

November 15, 2022

“Things work out the best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.” -John Wooden

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Most Important Ingredient

November 14, 2022

“The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.” -Theodore Roosevelt

Doing It Normally

November 10, 2022

“The people doing it normally don’t have time to argue with those saying that it can’t be done.”

Passion Makes Greatness

November 9, 2022

“Passion is what makes the good, great.” -Matt Fielder

The Recipe for Success

November 7, 2022

Recipe for success: Study while others are sleeping. Work while others are loafing. Prepare while others are playing. Dream while others are wishing. -William A. Ward


November 4, 2022

“Communication is the key.” -Dan Lynch

Loved By Others

November 3, 2022

“A heart is not judged by how much you love, but by how much you are loved by others.” -L. Frank Baum (The Wonderful Wizard of Oz)

Climate Versus Weather

November 2, 2022

“Climate is what you expect; weather is what you get.”

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Time Limits

November 1, 2022

“If someone gives you 30 days to clean up your room, most people will take 30 days.  If you have 3 hours to clean up your room, you can get it done in 3 hours.” -Elon Musk