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).

Wolves

January 22, 2020

“Inside of me there are two wolves. One is mean and evil and the other is good and they fight each other all the time. When asked which one wins I answer, ‘the one I feed the most.’” -Cherokee Wisdom

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Somebody

January 21, 2020

“I always wondered why somebody doesn’t do something about that. Then I realized I was somebody.” -Lily Tomlin

Boat

January 20, 2020

“We all may have come in different ships, but we’re all in the same boat now.” -Martin Luther King

Rocky

January 17, 2020

“Don’t tell me how rocky the sea is, just bring the darn ship in.” -Lou Holtz

Limb

January 16, 2020

“Sometimes you have to go out on a limb because that’s where the fruit is.”

Non-Verbal-Communication

Communication

January 15, 2020

“Many times communication is at the root of the problem; and once that has been identified/addressed it becomes the solution.”

Fast

January 14, 2020

“We needed people who could think fast, act fast, and keep it simple.” -Carlos Ghosn

Figured Out

January 13, 2020

“If you ever get to the point where you think you’ve got it ALL figured out – you’re wrong.”

Time Clock

Less Time

January 10, 2020

“It takes less time to do a thing right than it does to explain why you did it wrong.” -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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Busy Person

January 9, 2020

“If you want something done, ask a busy person.”

Judgement

January 8, 2020

“One cool judgment is worth a thousand hasty councils. The thing to do is to supply light and not heat.” -Woodrow Wilson

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Ignorant

January 7, 2020

“When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.” -Mark Twain

Team

January 6, 2020

“In any organization, it’s all about selecting the right team. The two qualities I was taught to value most in selecting others for promotion or critical roles were initiative and aggressiveness.” -James Mattis

Necessary

January 3, 2020

“It is no use saying, ‘we are doing our best’.  You’ve got to succeed in doing what’s necessary.” -Winston Churchill

Beginning

January 2, 2020

“The beginning is the most important part of the work.” -Plato

365 Opps

365 Opportunities

December 31, 2019
Dec-30-2019

If you want help, help yourself

December 30, 2019

“I’d always end up broken down on the highway. When I stood there trying to flag somebody down, nobody stopped. But when I pushed my own car, other drivers would get out and push with me. If you want help, help yourself—people like to see that.” —Chris Rock

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Poor

December 23, 2019

“No one has ever become poor from giving.”

Drill

December 20, 2019

“The customer is really not interested in the drill.  He is interested in the hole the drill makes.”

Dog

December 19, 2019

“The dog in the kennel scratches his fleas; the hunting dog does not feel them.”