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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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Ton of Theory

October 19, 2022

“An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory.” -Friedrich Engels

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Time is Valuable

October 18, 2022

“Time is the most valuable thing anyone can spend.” -Theophrastus

Good Fishing

October 17, 2022

“There’s good fishing in troubled waters.” -Jay Gould

What is Said

October 13, 2022

“Examine what is said, not who is speaking.” -African Proverb

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Stay Away

October 12, 2022

“Stay away from negative people. They have a problem for every solution.” -Albert Einstein

Don’t Stop Learning

October 11, 2022

“The minute you think you know, the minute you go, ‘oh, yeah, we’ve been here be­fore, no sense rein­vent­ing the wheel,’ you stop learn­ing, stop questioning and start believing in your own wisdom, you’re dead.” -Dan Wieden

Where You Slipped

October 6, 2022

“Do not look where you fell; look where you slipped.” -African Proverb

Enthusiasm Becomes a Habit

October 5, 2022

“Enthusiasm so often makes the critical difference: it sustains you when times are tough, it encourages those around you, it is totally infectious, and it rapidly becomes a habit!” -Bear Grylls

Stone Cutter

October 4, 2022

“Look at a stone cutter hammering away at his rock, perhaps a hundred times without so much a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred-and-first blow it will split in two, and I know it was not the last blow that did it, but all that had gone before.” -Jacob Riis

New Favorite Day

October 3, 2022

“Today is my new favorite day.” -Winnie the Pooh

Listen Instead of Speak

September 30, 2022

“We have 2 ears and 1 mouth so we can listen twice as much as we speak.” -Epictetus

A Committee

September 29, 2022

“A committee is ten people doing the work of one.” -John F Kennedy

Don’t Ruin Their Shine

September 28, 2022

“If you have to step on their toe, don’t ruin their shine.”  -Dan McIlvaine

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Capable of More

September 27, 2022

“Believe in yourself. You are braver than you think, more talented than you know and capable of more than you imagine.” -Roy T. Bennett

Must Walk the Path

September 26, 2022

“No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.” -Buddha

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Seek to Understand

September 23, 2022

“Wise people don’t judge; they seek to understand.” -Wei Wu Wei

Hearing Yourself

September 22, 2022

“You never really learn much from hearing yourself speak.” -George Clooney

A Smile Says

September 21, 2022

“Actions speak louder than words. A smile says, ‘I like you. I am glad to see you.’” -Dale Carnegie

Ask Questions Instead

September 15, 2022

“Ask questions instead of giving orders.” -Dale Carnegie

Plan Ahead

September 14, 2022

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