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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).

Aviation is Proof

October 30, 2020

“Aviation is proof that, given the will, we have the ability to achieve the impossible.” -Eddie Rickenbacker

Repeated Until Learned

October 29, 2020

“Lessons in life will be repeated until they are learned.”

Understanding and Forgiving

October 28, 2020

“Any fool can criticize, complain, and condemn—and most fools do. But it takes character and self-control to be understanding and forgiving.” -Dale Carnegie

Teachers

October 27, 2020

“The best teachers are those who show you where to look but don’t tell you what to see.”

We’ll Not Fail

October 26, 2020

“Screw your courage to the sticking-place, and we’ll not fail.” -William Shakespeare

The Founder of Wal-Mart

October 22, 2020

“Dad always said you’ve got to stay flexible. We never went on a family trip nor have we ever heard of a business trip in which the schedule was not changed at least once after the trip was underway. Later, we all snickered at some writers who viewed Dad as a grand strategist who intuitively… Read more »

Doubt and Fear

October 21, 2020

“Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” -Dale Carnegie

Impatience

October 20, 2020

“Patience is a virtue, but impatience gets things done.”

Not Trying

October 19, 2020

“The one who falls and gets up is stronger than the one who never tried. Do not fear failure but rather fear not trying.” -Roy T. Bennett

Impossible

October 16, 2020

“It always seems impossible until it’s done.” -Nelson Mandela

Plow a Field

October 15, 2020

“You can’t plow a field simply by turning it over in your mind.” -Gordon Hinckley

Beehive

October 14, 2020

“If you want to gather honey, don’t kick over the beehive.” -Dale Carnegie

Instinct

October 13, 2020

“Trust instinct to the end, even if you can give no reason.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Simply Hard Work

October 12, 2020

“The difference between being “delusional” or a “dreamer” is often simply hard work.”

Credit

October 9, 2020

“Never stop doing your best, even just because someone stops giving you credit.”

Think About It

October 8, 2020

“It isn’t what you have or who you are or where you are or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about it.” -Dale Carnegie

12 Notes

October 7, 2020

“You only have 12 notes. Do what you want with them.” -Eddie Van Halen (RIP)

Humble and Noble

October 6, 2020

“Be humble, for you are made of earth. Be noble, for you are made of stars.” -Serbian Proverb

Checklist

Done List

October 5, 2020

” A done list, not a to-do list.”

Remember

October 2, 2020

“It’s not the teachers or coaches who never pushed you that you will remember most fondly.” -Jeremy Chaffee