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).

Complexifiers

July 19, 2019

“Beware of ‘complexifiers’.  In an increasingly complex world, value those who can cut through the convoluted and complicated and provide a clean and clear path forward.”  

Lazy

July 18, 2019

“Don’t ever let ‘lazy’ be the reason not to do something.”

Wheels

July 17, 2019

“Don’t let the sound of your own wheels drive you crazy.” -The Eagles

View

July 16, 2019

“You climb to the top of the mountain to view the world; not for the world to view you.”

Funny

July 15, 2019

Who You Are

July 12, 2019

“Dime con quién andas y te diré quién eres.” – Mexican saying (Tell me who you are with and I will tell you who you are)

Perfection

July 11, 2019

“Have no fear of perfection. You Will never reach it.” -Salvador Dali

Customer

July 10, 2019

“If you listen to the customer, they will tell you what they want.” -H. Ross Perot

Belief

July 8, 2019

“One person with belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.” -John Stuart Mill

To Help

July 3, 2019

“After the verb, ‘to love’, ‘to help’ is the most beautiful verb in the world.” -Bertha Von Suttner

Confident

Confidence

July 2, 2019

“Be calm. Have confidence. Stay focused.” -Didier Deschamps

Kill-Time

Time

July 1, 2019

“You will never ‘find’ time for anything. If you want time, you must make it.” -Charles Buxton

Fool

Fool

June 28, 2019

“It’s better to keep your mouth closed and have people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.” -Mark Twain

Lift

June 27, 2019

“If you want to lift yourself up, lift someone else.” -Booker T. Washington

Conditions

June 26, 2019

“You can’t change the ocean or the weather no matter how hard you try, so it’s best to learn how to sail in all conditions.”

Practice

June 25, 2019

“Practice like you’ve never won. Perform like you’ve never lost.”

Oak

June 24, 2019

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

Love

June 21, 2019

“It’s not work if you love what you do.” -Ron Jeremy

Thinking

June 20, 2019

“6+3=9 but so does 5+4. The way you do things isn’t always the only way to do them. Respect other people’s way of thinking”

Water

June 19, 2019

“Water is fluid, soft, and yielding. But water will wear away rock, which is rigid and cannot yield. As a rule, whatever is fluid, soft, and yielding will overcome whatever is rigid and hard. This is another paradox: what is soft is strong.” -Lao Tzu