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).

A Ship In Port

February 12, 2021

“A ship in port is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.” -J.A. Shedd

Look After The Pennies

February 11, 2021

“If you look after the pennies the dollars will take care of themselves.”

In a New Way

February 9, 2021

“That is what learning is. You suddenly understand something you’ve understood all your life, but in a new way.” -Doris Lessing

Soil We Stand On

February 8, 2021

“We just have to remember that the very soil we stand on is common ground.” -Bruce Springsteen


The Mighty Oak Tree

February 5, 2021

“The mighty oak is just a nut that held its ground.”

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Feel Your Attitude

February 4, 2021

“People may hear your words, but they feel your attitude.” -John C. Maxwell

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