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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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Cross the Sea

February 24, 2017

“You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.” –Rabindranath Tagore

Anger

Anger

February 22, 2017

Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.” –Buddha

Team

Play Together

February 15, 2017

“Play hard. Play smart. Play together.” –Dean Smith

Four Agreements

The Four Agreements

February 13, 2017

Be Impeccable With Your Word. Don’t Take Anything Personally. Don’t Make Assumptions. Always Do Your Best. –Don Miguel Ruiz, The Four Agreements

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The Gift

February 8, 2017

“To do anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.” –Steve Prefontaine

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The last 5-10%

February 6, 2017

“Most people can’t complete the last 5-10% of a challenge. THAT is the biggest difference and what we have to do to be the best.” –Robert Kraft

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Wayne Gretzky

February 2, 2017

“I skate where the puck is going to be, not where it has been.” –Wayne Gretzky

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Do or do not

January 17, 2017

“Do or do not. There is no try.” –Yoda

Tom Coughlin

Tom Coughlin

January 13, 2017

“If you are as good as YOU can be, the rest of the stuff will take care of itself.” –Tom Coughlin

Conquer-Yourself

Conquer Yourself

January 6, 2017

“It is better to conquer yourself than to win 1,000 battles.” –Buddha

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Secret Gate

January 4, 2017

“Still around the corner there may wait, a new road or a secret gate.” –JRR Tolkien

Scars

Scars

January 3, 2017

“Wrinkles mean you laughed. Grey hair means you cared. And scars mean you lived.”

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Three Stings

December 29, 2015

Three Stings George got stung by a bee and said, “I wouldn’t have gotten stung if I’d stayed in bed.” Fred got stung and we heard him roar, “What am I being punished for?” Lew got stung and we heard him say, “I learned somethin’ about bees today.” — Shel Silverstein

What You Send

What you send

December 22, 2015

What you send – Will Come Back What you sow – You Will Reap What you give – You Will Get What you see in others – Exists in You

Grass

Greener Grass

December 14, 2015

“The grass isn’t always greener on the other side.” –English Proverb

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What Does it Mean to be Kind?

December 11, 2015

The truth is that it can be very hard to be kind. We live complex and busy lives and most of the time we do not even notice when people are in distress for one reason or the other. We have our own issues and our own problems and we just want to get where… Read more »

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Goi Nasu

December 10, 2015

“An entire sea of water can’t sink a ship unless it gets inside the ship. Similarly, the negativity of the world can’t put you down unless you allow it to get inside you.” –Goi Nasu (Thanks to Jimmy Jackson for today’s thought – JB)

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Understanding of Ourselves

December 9, 2015

“Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.” –Carl Jung

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Butterflies

December 4, 2015

“We are like butterflies who flutter for a day and think it is forever.” –Carl Sagan

You

You

December 3, 2015

People need to stop worrying about what others do and just start worrying about themselves.