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).

ThoughtForTheDay

Culture

November 12, 2019

“Culture eats strategy for lunch.” -Peter Drucker

Adaption

November 11, 2019

“Adaption is smarter than you are.” -Friedrich Hayek

Praise

November 8, 2019

“Praise in public; criticize in private.”

Boss-vs-Leader

Leadership

November 7, 2019

“I’ll tell you what leadership is: It’s persuasion and conciliation and education and patience. It’s long, slow, tough work. That’s the only kind of leadership I know.” -Dwight D. Eisenhower

Relevance

November 6, 2019

“It is imperative to make decision at ‘the speed of relevance.’”

Ideas

November 5, 2019

“Good ideas outweigh rank.” -Jim Mattis

Bridge

November 4, 2019

“Mistakes are part of the tuition and a necessary bridge to learning how to do things right.” -James Mattis

Diplomacy

November 1, 2019

“Diplomacy; the art of keeping the enemy talking until your archers are in range.”

Halloween

October 31, 2019

“If human beings had genuine courage, they’d wear their costumes every day of the year, not just on Halloween.” -Douglas Coupland

Learn

October 30, 2019

“I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.” -Pablo Picasso

Risk

October 29, 2019

“Only those who will risk going too far can possible find out how far one can go.” -TS Elliot

Care

Care

October 28, 2019

“People don’t care how much you know, until they know how much you care.” -John Maxwell

Treat Others

October 25, 2019

“I am not impressed by your money, position, or title. I am impressed by the way you treat others.”

Heart

Handle

October 24, 2019

“When you handle yourself, use your head; when you handle others, use your heart.”

Profound

October 23, 2019

“The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.” -Nils Bohr

ThoughtForTheDay

Set The Bar

October 22, 2019

“No matter how high you set the a$$hole bar, there is always somebody who manages to jump over it.” -Dan Dunedin

Ounce-of-Action

Theory

October 21, 2019

“An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory.” -Frederick Engels

Build

Build

October 18, 2019

“You don’t build a business. You build people and then people build the business.” -Zig Ziglar

Barn

October 17, 2019

“The barn burnt down…now I can see the moon.” -Masahide

Plan-B

Bad Plan

October 16, 2019

“It’s a bad plan that admits of no modification.” -Publilus Syrus