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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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Billie-Jean-King

3 rules for success

November 17, 2017

Billie Jean King’s 3 rules for success at work and in life: Relationships are everything. Keep learning. Be a problem solver.

Shaquille-ONeill

Leaders

November 16, 2017

“Leaders create other leaders.” —Shaquille O’Neill (Speaking at the annual EY Strategic Growth Forum)

Coco-Chanel

Success

November 15, 2017

“Success is most often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.” — Coco Chanel

Luck-and-chance

Luck

November 14, 2017

“Luck is what happened when preparation meets opportunity.” —Seneca (Thanks to Henry Gomez for today’s thought – JB)

Admit when your wrong

Admit when your wrong

November 13, 2017
USA Flag

The soldier

November 11, 2017

“The soldier, above all others, prays for peace, for it is the soldier who suffers most and must bear the deepest scars and wounds of war.” —Douglas MacArthur

Monkeys

5 Monkeys

November 10, 2017
Ask-Questions

Ask questions

November 9, 2017

“Ask questions instead of giving orders.” —Dale Carnegie

Non-Verbal-Communication

Communication

November 8, 2017

“The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn’t said.” —Peter Drucker

Twigs

Twigs

November 7, 2017

“A single twig breaks, but the bundle of twigs is strong.”

Elon-Musk

Elon Musk

November 6, 2017

All, This one is much longer than the morning thoughts I send up, but worth reading.  I know there are some in the company who don’t agree with Musk on this (and their reasoning is likely sound) and of course there is “more than one way to skin the cat”, so not every style works… Read more »

Simplicity2

Simplicity

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” —Leonardo da Vinci

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Dr. Seuss

November 3, 2017

“Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple”. —Dr. Seuss

Caveman Wheels

Progress

November 2, 2017
Trust

Trust

November 1, 2017

“Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships.” —Stephen Covey

Difference-Makers

Difference Makers

October 31, 2017

“The best way to scale a growing company is to find difference makers, regardless of title, who can help solve problems and drive the company forward.” —Dan Scheinman

Better

Better

October 30, 2017

“Better is a never ending quest.”

Abraham-Lincoln

Resolution to Succeed

October 27, 2017

“Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.” —Abraham Lincoln

Kind

Be Kind

October 26, 2017

“Be kind. For everyone you know is fighting some sort of battle you know nothing about.”

ThoughtForTheDay

Face it

October 25, 2017

“Face it”

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