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).

Run Over

August 15, 2018

“Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” -Will Rogers

Life is Hard

August 14, 2018

“Life is hard. It’s harder if you’re stupid.” -John Wayne (Thanks to Bob Moore for today’s thought -JB)



August 13, 2018


August 10, 2018

“Leadership is something you earn, something you’re chosen for. You can’t come in yelling, ‘I’m your leader!’ If it happens, it’s because the other guys respect you.” -Ben Roethlisberger (Thanks to Octavio Franco for today’s thought -JB)


You Can

August 9, 2018

“Too many people tell you why you can’t rather than figure out how you can.” -Unknown


August 8, 2018

“This is a wonderful day. I’ve never seen this one before.” -Maya Angelou


No Excuses

August 7, 2018

“Don’t make excuses, make improvements.” -Tyra Banks


August 6, 2018

“If you find a path with no obstacles, it probably does not lead anywhere.” -Frank A. Clark


Al Berlin

August 3, 2018

“Don’t be stupid.” -Al Berlin (My dad -JB)


August 2, 2018

“I’m not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to steer my ship.” -Louisa May Alcott


Take Some Arrows

August 1, 2018

“If you’re gonna live on the frontier, you’re gonna have to be ready to take some arrows.”



July 31, 2018

“Better to have a DONE list than a to-do list.”


July 30, 2018

“Measure twice; cut once.”


July 27, 2018

“You want to have butterflies in your stomach, because if you don’t, if you walk out on stage complacent, that’s not a good thing.” -Joan Jett


July 26, 2018

“We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.” – Norman Vincent Peale


July 25, 2018

“If the string is too tight, it will snap; if it’s too loose, it will not play.” -Old music teacher to his student, overheard by Siddhartha

Carpe Diem

July 24, 2018

“Carpe Diem!”


July 23, 2018

“The future doesn’t belong to the faint hearted- it belongs to the brave.” – Ronald Reagan



July 20, 2018

“To succeed in life you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funny bone.” -Reba McEntire

Don’t Sink

July 19, 2018

“Ships don’t sink because of the water around them; ships sink because of the water that gets IN them. Don’t let what’s happening around you get inside you and weigh you down.” -Unknown (Thanks to Tom Kelly for today’s thought -JB)