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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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Patience Goes a Long Way

July 30, 2021

Doubt Kills

July 28, 2021

“Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.”

House I Grew Up In

July 27, 2021

“I went by the house I grew up in and asked if I could go in and look around. They said no and slammed the door. My parents can be so rude.”

Tough Times

July 26, 2021

“Tough times don’t last. Tough people do.”

In A Great Way

July 23, 2021

“If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.” -Napoleon Hill

Big Things Start Small

July 22, 2021

“Big things start small.” -Jeff Bezos

It’s What You Do

July 21, 2021

“Culture isn’t what you say, it’s what you do.” -Marc Randolph


July 20, 2021

“In chess, we have the obligation to move; there is no option to skip a turn if you can’t identify a direction that suits you. One of the great challenges of the game is how to make progress when there are no obvious moves, when action is required, not reaction. The great Polish chess master… Read more »

Walls You Build

July 19, 2021

“You are confined only by the walls you build yourself.” -Andrew Murphy

Rarely Sat Back

July 16, 2021

“It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.” -Leonardo Da Vinci

Curse the Road

July 15, 2021

“Better to run than to curse the road.” -Senegalese Proverb

Being Lazy

July 14, 2021

“Don’t let ‘being lazy’ be the reason you don’t do something that you should do.”

How To Fight

July 13, 2021

“The middle of an ass kicking is the worst time to learn how to fight.” -Ed Lattimore


July 9, 2021

“Unlike the brain, the stomach alerts you when it is empty.” —African Proverb Thanks to Bob Moore for today’s thought


Plant a Tree

July 8, 2021

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” —Chinese Proverb

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Kick in the Pants

July 7, 2021

“If you would kick the person in the pants most responsible for your troubles you wouldn’t sit for a month.” —Teddy Roosevelt

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Loudest Person

July 6, 2021

“Sometimes the loudest person in the room is not the smartest person in the room.” —Aaron Rodgers

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Something Better

July 5, 2021

“Every time I thought I was being rejected from something good, I was actually being re-directed to something better.” —Steve Maraboli Thanks to Theresa Sliker for today’s thought

Doors Will Open

July 2, 2021

“The doors will be opened for those who are bold enough to knock.”

Looks Like Work

July 1, 2021

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” -Thomas Edison