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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).

How Tall You Are

April 9, 2021

“If you aren’t in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?” -T.S. Eliot

Fault Within

April 8, 2021

“When the archer misses the mark, he turns and looks for the fault within himself. Failure to hit the bulls-eye is never the fault of the target. To improve your aim—improve yourself.” -Gilbert Arland

What You Can Do

April 7, 2021

“Never put off til tomorrow what you can do today.” -Benjamin Franklin

Doors Are Unlocked

April 6, 2021

“Wherever smart people work, doors are unlocked.” – Steve Wozniak

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Above all, try something

April 5, 2021

“It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.” —Franklin D. Roosevelt

Splendor of Spring

Splendor of Spring

April 2, 2021

“Without the cold and desolation of winter there could not be the warmth and splendor of spring.” —Ho Chi Minh

Late for a Meeting

April 1, 2021

A business guy is late for a big, important meeting in NYC. He’s driving around and around looking for a parking space, and is not going to make it on time. But he CAN’T be late. It will ruin any chance he has for a successful meeting. Stuck in traffic, right outside the building, and… Read more »

Reflection of Yours

March 30, 2021

“Show respect even to people who don’t deserve it, not as a reflection of their character, but as a reflection of yours.” – Dave Willis

World Breaks Everyone

March 26, 2021

“The world breaks everyone, and afterward many are stronger at the broken places.” -Ernest Hemingway

Don’t Ever Look Down

March 25, 2021

“Don’t ever look down on someone, because one day, you may be looking up to them.”

Purpose In Pen

March 24, 2021

“Write your purpose in pen, your path in pencil.”

Focus on The Donut

March 23, 2021

“Focus on the donut, not the hole.” -Joe Scioli

A Lousy Teacher

March 22, 2021

“Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.” -Bill Gates

Window of Opportunity

March 19, 2021

“If a window of opportunity appears, don’t pull down the shade.” -Tom Peters

Always Ask Yourself

March 18, 2021

“If you propose to speak, always ask yourself: Is it true? Is it necessary? Is it kind?” -Buddha

Do Your Own Growing

March 17, 2021

“You’ve got to do your own growing, no matter how tall your father was.” -Irish Proverb

A Big Shadow

March 16, 2021

“Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.” -Swedish Proverb

Learn Something New

March 15, 2021

“When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know. But if you listen, you may learn something new.” -Dalai Lama

The Best of Things

March 12, 2021

“Hope is a good thing; maybe the best of things.” -Andy Dufresne

A Little Wary

March 11, 2021

“Always be a little wary so you never have to be very afraid.”