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).


February 4, 2019

“I try to hire good people and let them do their jobs.” -Robert Kraft


January 31, 2019

“Don’t let the same dog bite you twice.” -Chuck Berry

Dime a Dozen

January 30, 2019

“Ideas are a dime a dozen. People who put them into action are priceless.”



January 29, 2019

“What has puzzled us before seems less mysterious, and the crooked paths look straighter as we approach the end.” -Jean Paul Richter

Don’t Stop

January 28, 2019

“Don’t stop when you’re tired; stop when you’re done.”


January 25, 2019

“The salesman sells the first job; the operations teams sell all the rest.” -Gordie Naughton

Never Give Up

January 24, 2019


January 23, 2019

“When eating fruit, remember who planted the tree; when drinking water, remember who dug the well.” -Vietnamese Proverb



January 21, 2019

“Darkness can’t drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate can’t drive out hate; only love can do that.” -Martin Luther King Jr.

Under Control

January 18, 2019

“If you have everything under control, you’re not moving fast enough.” -Mario Andretti (Thanks to Matt Reichert for today’s thought -JB)

Standing Still

January 17, 2019

“A man grows most tired while standing still.” -Chinese Proverb


January 15, 2019

“Everything has its beauty, but not everyone sees it.” -Confucius


January 14, 2019

“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” -Confucius


January 11, 2019

“A negative person sees the glass of water half empty. A positive person sees it half full. A realistic person adds two shots of whiskey, two cubes of ice, and says ‘cheers’”. (Happy Friday, thanks to Melissa Miller for today’s thought -JB)

Temple Angkor Wat 02

Additional Thought For The Day

January 10, 2019

All, You know, as we experience the ancient Khmer culture and visit these beautiful temples (like Angkor Wat) one silly thing struck me: Even though these were built over 1,000 years ago (think about that!) there were still companies/people like us who made them happen. Angkor Wat needed 27,000 people a day. 4,000 elephants (think… Read more »


“I am an optimist. I look at the glass as half full. Unless, it’s a glass of vodka; then it’s half empty.” -Ellen DeGeneres (Thanks to Rob Boissevain for today’s thought -JB)


January 9, 2019

“The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.” -William Arthur Ward



January 8, 2019

BEZTDBW (Be Easy To Do Business With)

Meant To Be

January 4, 2019

“What’s meant to be will always find a way.”



November 27, 2018

“Don’t spit in the soup; we’ve all got to eat.”