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).



May 28, 2020

“Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.”


No Turning Back

May 27, 2020

“From a certain point onward there is no longer any turning back. That is the point that must be reached.” -Frank Kafka



May 26, 2020

“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” -William James



May 22, 2020

“Just remember innovation and change don’t happen because they’re quick and easy. That’s the stuff of grit, determination, and tenacity.” -Adrienne Sanders’ Mom


Do Something

May 21, 2020

“Do something. If it works, do more of it. If it doesn’t, do something else.” -Franklin Roosevelt


May 20, 2020

“One dog barks at something specific, and 100 dogs bark at the sound.” -Chinese Proverb

Build Up

May 19, 2020

“It is easier to pull down than to build up.” -Latin Proverb



May 18, 2020

“A life lived in fear is a life half-lived.” -Baz Luhrmann


May 15, 2020

 “If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.” -J. Krishnamurti


Face It

May 14, 2020

“Facing it, always facing it, that is the way to get through it. Face it.” -Joseph Conrad


Just sayin’

All, Hard to believe over 30,000,000 (thirty million!) Americans have become unemployed in the past 2 months. Frigging devastating!  And likely will be for a long time.  Estimates are that 100,000 US businesses will NEVER come back. That’s unbelievable! We are very lucky and grateful that we were all able to continue working throughout this…. Read more »

Best I Could Do

May 13, 2020

An old man lived alone in Minnesota. He wanted to spade his potato garden, but it was very hard work. His only son, who would have helped him, was in prison. The old man wrote a letter to his son and mentioned his situation: Dear Son, I am feeling pretty bad because it looks like… Read more »

Face to Face

May 12, 2020

“A brave man is scared of a lion three times: first when he sees the tracks; second when he hears the first roar; and third when they are face to face.” -Somali Proverb


May 11, 2020

“Nothing happens until something moves.” -Albert Einstein


May 8, 2020

“It’s hard to win an argument with a smart person, but it’s damn near impossible to win an argument with a stupid person.” -Bill Murray



May 7, 2020

“There is no education like adversity.” -Benjamin Disraeli


May 6, 2020

“Difficulties exist to be surmounted.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don Shula

May 5, 2020

“You know it’s only 50 miles from Grand River to Canton, but it took me 67 years to travel that distance.” -Don Shula (Rest In Peace)



May 4, 2020

“This too shall pass.”


May 1, 2020

“It’s not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” -Charles Darwin