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).


August 14, 2020

“The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson


August 13, 2020

“Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.” -Stephen King

Great Enterprises

August 12, 2020

“Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.” -Demosthenes


August 11, 2020

“Plan ahead. It wasn’t raining when Noah built the ark.”


Never Fell

August 10, 2020

“He who never rode never fell.” -Romanian Proverb


Things Which Matter Most

August 7, 2020

“Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.” —Goethe


Light Remains Light

August 6, 2020

“Though the blind man cannot see it, light remains light.” —Japanese Proverb


What is Right

August 5, 2020

“It is not who is right, but what is right that is of importance.” —Thomas H. Huxley


I Never Blame Failure

August 3, 2020

“I never blame failure—there are too many complicated situations in life—but I am absolutely merciless towards lack of effort.” —F. Scott Fitzgerald


Started Out

July 31, 2020

“I started out, for God knows where. Guess I’ll know when I get there.” -Tom Petty

Greatest Ideas

July 30, 2020

“The greatest ideas are the simplest.” -William Golding


July 29, 2020

“All good businesses are personal. The best are very personal.” -Mark Cuban


July 28, 2020

“Float like a butterfly; sting like a bee.” -Muhammad Ali



July 24, 2020

“Culture eats strategy for lunch.” -Peter Drucker


July 23, 2020

“In the realm of ideas everything depends on enthusiasm…in the real world all rests on perseverance.” -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


July 22, 2020

“The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.” -Ernest Hemingway


The Way

July 21, 2020

“As you start to walk on the way, the way appears.” -Rumi

Speak Up

July 20, 2020

“When you see something that is not right, not fair, not just, you have to speak up. You have to say something; you have to do something.” -John Lewis, RIP

Don’t Quit

July 17, 2020

“You don’t quit when you’re tired, you quit when you’re done.”

The Edge

July 16, 2020

“Come to the edge,” he said. “We can’t, we’re afraid!” they responded. “Come to the edge,” he said. “We can’t, We will fall!” they responded. “Come to the edge,” he said. And so they came. And he pushed them. And they flew.” -Guillaume Apollinaire