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).

Spider In The Woods Story

April 27, 2022

A spider walking through the woods bumps into a centipede. “Ah, I’m so glad we ran into one another, Mr. Centipede. I’ve been wanting to ask you something”. “Sure, Mr. Spider, what do you want to know?” “Well…I have 8 legs and, you know, just navigating putting one leg in front of the other so… Read more »

Hard Jobs First

April 26, 2022

“Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.” -Dale Carnegie

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Determine Your Altitude

April 22, 2022

“Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.” -Zig Ziglar

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You Will Be Humbled

April 21, 2022

“Be humble, for you will be humbled.” -Chan Gailey

Dividend of Sweat

April 20, 2022

“Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get.” -Ray Kroc


Someone Smiles

April 18, 2022

“Be the reason someone smiles today.”

More Than Our Abilities

April 13, 2022

“It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.”  -JK Rowling

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Make It Happen

April 12, 2022

“You can make excuses, or you can make it happen.” -Dan Parker

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Fine In The End

April 11, 2022

“Everything will be fine in the end… and if everything isn’t fine yet, then it’s not the end yet.” -Heiko Mueller

Burnt Toast Story

April 8, 2022

One evening my mother made dinner after a hard day’s work. She put a plate of eggs, salad and burnt toast in front of my father… I immediately noticed, the burnt toast…. And, I was waiting to see if he was going to complain about it, but my father started to eat them, smiling and… Read more »

Come To Your Aid

April 7, 2022

“Be bold, and mighty forces come to your aid.” -Basil King

Impact, Influence, Inspiration

April 6, 2022

“Leadership is not about a title or designation. It’s about impact, influence, and inspiration.” -Robin S. Sharma

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Strap In

April 4, 2022

“That’s life, man. Strap in.” -Jon Batiste

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The Silent Voice

April 1, 2022

“Courage doesn’t always roar.  Sometimes courage is the silent voice at the end of the day that says, ‘I will try again tomorrow.” -Mary Anne Radmacher

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Once Someone Lies

March 31, 2022

“Once someone lies to you once, you can’t believe anything he ever tells you again.” -Art Kilajowski

Must Be Learning

March 30, 2022

“With every mistake we must surely be learning.” -George Harrison

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Taste Them

March 29, 2022

“Chew on your words and taste them before you spit them out.”

Good Service and Low Price

March 28, 2022

“Customers generally want good service and a low price. However, if a low price is their MAIN goal, then they are probably not the right customer for us.”

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Did Not Hear Us

March 25, 2022

“We prayed for the tornado to miss our barn, but it did not hear us.”

Helps Twice

March 24, 2022

“Who helps quickly helps twice.” -Polish saying