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).

Amateurs Talk Strategy

June 4, 2021

“Amateurs talk strategy. Professionals talk logistics.” -General Omar Bradley

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One Deed

June 3, 2021

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

Who Never Quit

June 1, 2021

“Winners are not people who never fail, but people who never quit.”

Just Don’t Stop

May 28, 2021

“Let everyone else call your idea crazy….just keep going. Don’t stop. Don’t even think about stopping until you get there, and don’t give much thought to where ‘there’ is. Whatever comes, just don’t stop.” – Phil Knight

Choose the Bolder

May 27, 2021

“When you cannot make up your mind which of two evenly balanced courses of action you should take – choose the bolder.” -William Slim

Not Better Than Anyone

May 26, 2021

“You are not better than anyone. No one is better than you.”

Times Like These

May 25, 2021

“In times like these, it helps to recall that there have always been times like these.” -Paul Harvey

Get Out of the Way

May 24, 2021

“Lead, follow, or get out of the way.”

It’ll Never Happen

May 21, 2021

“If you wait to figure out everything before starting anything, it’ll never happen.” -Dhaval Gajera


May 20, 2021

“Immigration is the sincerest form of flattery.” -Jack Paar

Creates the Machine

May 19, 2021

“The purpose creates the machine.” -Arthur Young

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As They Are

May 17, 2021

“Deal with things as they are: not as you thought/hoped they would be.”

Happy Or Wise

May 14, 2021

“Take risks. If you win, you will be happy; if you lose, you will be wise.” -Gina Milicia

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Replace Negative Thoughts

May 13, 2021

“Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results.” -Willie Nelson

Keep Moving

Successful people keep moving

May 12, 2021

“Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.” —Conrad Hilton

Work the Problem

May 11, 2021

“Work the problem, people.” –Gene Krantz, Former Fighter Pilot and Flight Director/Mission Control Apollo 13

The Opportunist

May 7, 2021

“Dear optimist, pessimist, and realist: While you guys were arguing about the glass of water, I drank it. Sincerely, the opportunist.”

Change The Ending

May 6, 2021

“You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.” -C.S. Lewis

Don’t Need a Title

May 5, 2021

“You don’t need a title to be a leader.”

Hateful To You

May 4, 2021

“What is hateful to you, do not do to your neighbor.” -Hillel the Elder