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).

Measure

July 30, 2018

“Measure twice; cut once.”

Butterflies

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

Complex

July 26, 2018

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

Balance

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!”

Brave

July 23, 2018

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

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Succeed

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)

Watch Me

July 18, 2018

                (Thanks to Ryan Markiewicz for today’s thought -JB)

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Leadership

July 17, 2018

“The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.” -Ken Blanchard

Confident

Confidence

July 16, 2018

“Be calm. Have confidence. Stay focused.” -Didier Deschamps

Don’t Give Up

July 13, 2018

“It’s hard to beat a person that never gives up.” -Babe Ruth

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Forgive

July 12, 2018

“When you forgive, you in no way change the past—but you sure do change the future.” -Bernard Meltzer

Proactive

July 11, 2018

“Proactive people focus their efforts on things they can do something about. The nature of their energy is positive.” -Stephen Covey (Thanks to Mark Jones for today’s thought -JB)

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Destiny

July 10, 2018

“A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.” -Jean de la Fontaine

Quick

July 9, 2018

“Be quick, but never hurry.” -John Wooden

Passion

July 6, 2018

“Passion is so key in leading and creating excellence that I will hire passion over education or talent every time. I prefer to have both, but given a choice I will take passion.” -Dave Ramsey (Thanks to Jeremy Trotter for today’s thought -JB)

Humble

July 5, 2018

“Talent is God-given. Be Humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.” -John Wooden

Rocket Scientist

July 3, 2018

And sometimes, even if you ARE a rocket scientist… http://www.wmur.com/article/rocket-developed-by-japan-startup-in-flames-after-liftoff/22010025    

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Secret to Success

July 2, 2018

“I’m always asked, ‘What’s the secret to success?’ But there are no secrets. Be humble. Be hungry. And always be the hardest worker in the room.” -Dwayne Johnson