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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).

Fall or Fly

October 1, 2018

Perspective

September 28, 2018

A spider walking in the woods bumps into a centipede. “Hi, Mr. Centipede. I was hoping to run into you. I’ve always had a question I wanted to ask you: You see, I have 8 legs, but sometimes I find it hard to coordinate my legs to do what they are supposed to do and… Read more »

Hard-Work

Working Hard

September 27, 2018

“Working hard for something we don’t care about is called stress. Working hard for something we love is called passion.” -Simon Sinek (Thanks to Josh Nkomo for today’s thought -JB)  

Sleep

September 26, 2018

“If you can’t sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there worrying. It’s the worry that gets you, not the lack of sleep.” -Dale Carnegie

Control

September 25, 2018

“You can only control the controllables.” -John Millman

Measure

September 24, 2018

“Measure twice, cut once.”

Cleveland Wins

September 21, 2018

The Cleveland Browns won last night for the first time in almost 2 years. They came back from being 14 points down (and looking absolutely AWFUL) when veteran QB Tyrod Taylor was replaced by rookie Baker Mayfield. The same “awful” offensive line that produced nothing. The same runners who couldn’t gain a yard. It just… Read more »

Chosen With Care

September 20, 2018

“Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care, for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or for ill.” -Buddha

Wisdom

Wisdom

September 19, 2018

“The highest form of wisdom is kindness.” -The Talmud

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LIFE CAN BE HARD

September 18, 2018

An additional thought for today from our good friends at Armada I thought I’d share – JB LIFE CAN BE HARD I really do try to remember this. I know full well that I live a charmed existence and try to not forget to be grateful for this and to understand that many do not…. Read more »

Logistics

“Amateurs discuss tactics. Professionals discuss logistics.” -Napoleon Bonaparte (Thanks to Suraj Joshi for today’s thought -JB)

ThoughtForTheDay

Riggable

September 17, 2018

Not everything is fixable, but everything is riggable.” —Paul Adams (Thanks to Kevin Adams for today’s thought – JB)

Off-the-Beaten-Path

Find a Way

September 14, 2018

“Either find a way or make one.” -Hannibal

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Experienced

September 13, 2018

“Ask the experienced rather than the learned.” -Arabic Proverb

Mistakes

September 12, 2018

“The only real mistakes are the ones from which we learn nothing.” -Henry Ford

Regret

September 11, 2018

“Fear regret more than failure.” -Taryn Rose

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The Customer

September 10, 2018

“It’s not the employer who pays the wages. Employers only handle the money. It’s the customer who pays the wages.” — Henry Ford

Better

Better

September 7, 2018

“Do the best you can until you know better. Then, when you know better, do better.” -Maya Angelou (Thanks to Lee Anne Kennedy for today’s thought -JB)

Honest Work

September 6, 2018

“I swept floors after the NFL. If need be, I’d do it again.  Good honest work is nothing to be ashamed of.” -Terry Crews

Share

September 5, 2018

“Share your successes. Own your mistakes.”