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).

Worked For It

September 13, 2021

“I never dreamed about success, I worked for it.” -Estee Lauder

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Until Something Moves

September 8, 2021

“Nothing happens until something moves.” -Albert Einstein

Way The Wind Blows

September 2, 2021

“You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows.” -Bob Dylan

Steps We Take

September 1, 2021

“Destiny is not created by the shoes we wear but by the steps we take.”

Fighting A Battle

August 31, 2021

“Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about. Be kind. Always.” -Robin Williams

When I Get There

August 27, 2021

“I started out for God knows where. Guess I’ll know when I get there.” -Tom Petty

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Most Important Visitor

August 25, 2021

“A customer is the most important visitor on our premises. He is not dependent on us. We are dependent on him. He is not an interruption to our work. He is the purpose of it. He is not an outsider on our business. He is part of it. We are not doing him a favor… Read more »

Real Strength

August 23, 2021

“Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength.” -St Francis de Sales

Short Staffed

August 20, 2021

“The whole world is short-staffed. Be kind to those that showed up.”

Don’t Waste Mistakes

August 19, 2021

“Do not waste any mistakes; learn something from them.” -Sachim Ramdas Bharatiya

A Thousand Words

August 18, 2021

“A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed.” -Henrik Ibsen

Attitude Problem

August 17, 2021

“The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem.” -Captain Jack Sparrow

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Early Warning System

August 16, 2021

“History is a vast early warning system.” -Norman Cousins

Key To Success

August 13, 2021

“The key to success is to start before you are ready.”

On The Way Up

August 11, 2021

“Be careful who you step on on the way up, as you will likely meet them again on the way back down.”

The Current Market

August 10, 2021

“This current market is made for creative geniuses and mad scientists.” -Duncan Wright

100% In Control

August 9, 2021

“You can’t control the outcome, but you’re 100% in control of the effort.”

Ships In Harbor

August 5, 2021

“A ship in harbor is safe; but that is not what ships are built for.”

A Fountain

August 3, 2021

“Reach out your hand if your cup is empty. If your cup is full, may it be again. Let it be known there is a fountain that was not made by the hands of men.” -Jerry Garcia

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Right Decision

August 2, 2021

“There’s no wrong time to make the right decision.” —Dalton McGinty