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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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Common Ground

November 9, 2020

“It will be up to not just Joe and Ka­mala, but each of us, to do our part—to reach out be­yond our com­fort zone, to lis­ten to oth­ers, to lower the tem­per­a­ture and find some com­mon ground.” -Barack Obama

Interfere

November 6, 2020

“Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” -John Wooden

After You Get Tired

November 5, 2020

“Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.” -Newt Gingrich

Bring You Peace

November 4, 2020

“Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.” – Dale Carnegie

New Destiny

November 3, 2020

“New day—new destiny.” -Bulgarian Proverb

Satisfaction

November 2, 2020

“Wake up with determination. Go to sleep with satisfaction.”

Aviation is Proof

October 30, 2020

“Aviation is proof that, given the will, we have the ability to achieve the impossible.” -Eddie Rickenbacker

Repeated Until Learned

October 29, 2020

“Lessons in life will be repeated until they are learned.”

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Understanding and Forgiving

October 28, 2020

“Any fool can criticize, complain, and condemn—and most fools do. But it takes character and self-control to be understanding and forgiving.” -Dale Carnegie

Teachers

October 27, 2020

“The best teachers are those who show you where to look but don’t tell you what to see.”

We’ll Not Fail

October 26, 2020

“Screw your courage to the sticking-place, and we’ll not fail.” -William Shakespeare

The Founder of Wal-Mart

October 22, 2020

“Dad always said you’ve got to stay flexible. We never went on a family trip nor have we ever heard of a business trip in which the schedule was not changed at least once after the trip was underway. Later, we all snickered at some writers who viewed Dad as a grand strategist who intuitively… Read more »

Doubt and Fear

October 21, 2020

“Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” -Dale Carnegie

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Impatience

October 20, 2020

“Patience is a virtue, but impatience gets things done.”

Not Trying

October 19, 2020

“The one who falls and gets up is stronger than the one who never tried. Do not fear failure but rather fear not trying.” -Roy T. Bennett

Impossible

October 16, 2020

“It always seems impossible until it’s done.” -Nelson Mandela

Plow a Field

October 15, 2020

“You can’t plow a field simply by turning it over in your mind.” -Gordon Hinckley

Beehive

October 14, 2020

“If you want to gather honey, don’t kick over the beehive.” -Dale Carnegie

Instinct

October 13, 2020

“Trust instinct to the end, even if you can give no reason.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Simply Hard Work

October 12, 2020

“The difference between being “delusional” or a “dreamer” is often simply hard work.”