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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).

Confident

Confident

March 12, 2018

“Be confident, not certain.” —Eleanor Roosevelt

Unique

Unique

March 9, 2018

“Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.” —Margaret Mead

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Karma

March 8, 2018

“How people treat you is their karma. How you react is yours.” —Wayne Dyer

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Dreams

March 7, 2018

It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old, they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams.”  —Gabriel Garcia Márquez (Thanks to Jeremy Chaffee for today’s thought – JB)

Fear

Fear of Failure

March 6, 2018

“There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.” —Paulo Coelho

Winding-Road

All Roads

March 5, 2018

“All the roads we have to walk are winding.” —Oasis

Ambitions

Ambitions

March 2, 2018

“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people do that, but the really great people make you feel that you, too, can somehow become great.” —Mark Twain

Perseverance

Perseverance and Obstinacy

March 1, 2018

“The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won’t.” —Henry Ward Beecher

First-Step

Single Step

February 28, 2018

“A journey of 1,000 miles must begin with a single step.” —Lao Tzu

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Doing Less

February 27, 2018

“Rarely have I seen a strategy where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy.” —Jimmy Spithill

Passion

Passion

February 26, 2018

“Stop chasing the money and start chasing the passion.” —Tony Hsieh

KFC

KFC Supply Chain

February 23, 2018

KFC in the UK switched to a lower cost supply chain partner and ran out of chicken; but at least they’re dealing with it with a sense of humor. 🙂 It’s a good example that a lower cost partner on the front side doesn’t always equate to lower costs on the back side.

How to spot a drunk driver

How to spot a drunk driver

(Thanks to Frank Humes for today’s thought – JB)

Darwin-Evolution

Responsive To Change

February 22, 2018

“It Is Not The Strongest Of The Species That Survive, Nor The Most Intelligent, But The One Most Responsive To Change.” – Charles Darwin

Change

Change Yourself

February 21, 2018

“You don’t need to change the world; you need to change yourself.” —Miguel Ruiz

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Do What You Can

February 20, 2018

“It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because you can only do little – do what you can.” —Sydney Smith

Listen

Listening

February 19, 2018

“Most Of The Successful People I’ve Known Are The Ones Who Do More Listening Than Talking.” -– Bernard Baruch

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Play To Win

February 16, 2018

“Play to win. Don’t play not to lose.” (Thanks to Bruce Navarro for today’s thought – JB)

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Lead People

February 15, 2018

“You manage things. You lead people.” —Admiral Grace Murray Hopper

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Winners

February 14, 2018

“Winners embrace hard work. They love the discipline of it, the trade-off they’re making to win. Losers see it as punishment.” -– Lou Holtz (Thanks to Chris Dennis for today’s thought – JB)