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).

Mistakes of Others

February 3, 2021

“Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself.” -Chanakya

24 Hour Days

February 2, 2021

“Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have 24 hour days.” -Zig Ziglar

That Little Extra

January 28, 2021

“The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.” -Jimmy Johnson

If You Get Knocked Down

January 27, 2021

“It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.” -Vince Lombardi

On The Way

January 26, 2021

“You always pass failure on the way to success.” -Mickey Rooney

Work For It

January 25, 2021

“Don’t wish for it—work for it.”

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Drowned in Sweat

January 22, 2021

“No one ever drowned in sweat.” -Ann Landers

When It’s Dark Enough

January 20, 2021

“But I know, somehow, only when it is dark enough can you see the stars.” -Martin Luther King Jr.

Too Busy to Look

January 19, 2021

“Success comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” -Henry David Thoreau

Think You Can

January 15, 2021

“Whether you think you can or you can’t—either way, you’re probably right.”

Conquer Ourselves

January 14, 2021

“It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.” – Sir Edmund Hillary

Single Ingredient

January 13, 2021

“The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.” -Theodore Roosevelt

Mobilize the Spirit

January 12, 2021

“When you have no choice, mobilize the spirit of courage.” -Hebrew Proverb

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How You Respond

January 11, 2021

“Life is 10% what you experience and 90% how you respond to it.” -Dorothy Neddermeyer

Two Kinds of Light

January 8, 2021

“There are two kinds of light—the glow that illuminates, and the glare that obscures.” -James Thurber

Cup of Bitterness

January 7, 2021

“Let us not satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred.” -Martin Luther King, Jr.

Offer Your Own Smile

January 6, 2021

“If someone does not smile at you, be generous and offer your own smile. Nobody needs a smile more than the one who cannot smile to others.” -The Dalai Lama

Until It’s Faced

January 5, 2021

“Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced.” -James Baldwin

First Rule In Life

January 4, 2021

The first rule in life: Never forget those who helped you.

Always Begin Again

December 31, 2020

“No matter how hard the past, you can always begin again.” –Buddha Happy New Year to all. Looking forward to a better 2021! -JB