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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).


Gone Further

January 21, 2018

“A lot of people have gone further than they could because someone else thought they could.” —Zig Ziglar (I will be out of the country for 2 weeks to Africa and the Middle East, until Feb 6th when the Thought for Today will resume. Please keep a good thought each day til then. – JB)

Those who are doing it

January 19, 2018

“People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.” —George Bernard Shaw (Thanks to Mark Jones for today’s thought – JB)


No Words Necessary

January 18, 2018

An additional Thought For The Day for your amusement … 🙂



“Success is most often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.” – Coco Chanel



January 17, 2018

“Earn your leadership every day.” —Michael Jordan



January 16, 2018

“You see the hut, yet you ask ‘where shall I go for shelter?’” —African proverb


Tend to the People

January 12, 2018

“Tend to the people and they will tend to the business.” —John Maxwell



January 11, 2018

“Leadership is not just about giving energy … it’s unleashing other people’s energy.” – Paul Polman



January 10, 2018

‘’One thing about championship teams is that they’re resilient. No matter what is thrown at them, no matter how deep the hole, they find a way to bounce back and overcome adversity.’’ — Nick Saban



January 9, 2018

“Positive anything is better than negative nothing.” —Elbert Hubbard


All of Us

January 8, 2018

“None of us is as smart as all of us.” —Ken Blanchard


Old Saying

January 5, 2018

As the old saying goes, “sometimes you bite the bear, and sometimes the bear bites you.” Thanks to Debbie Bigelow for today’s “thought.” Happy Friday 😀



January 4, 2018

“Leap and the net will appear.” —Zen saying


What they hear

January 3, 2018

“It’s not what you tell them, it’s what they hear…” —Red Auerbach

NY Times

Clamorous Counsel

January 2, 2018

Presidents, as John F. Kennedy once observed, are subject to “clamorous counsel” — everyone, it can seem, has thoughts on how they could do the job better. When he was being told what to do and how to do it, Eisenhower — who, beneath his serene surface, had more than a bit of a temper… Read more »


New Year’s Day

December 31, 2017

“We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves.  The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day”. —Edith Lovejoy Pierce Wishing you and yours a healthy, happy and wonderful 2018. Onward! JB

10 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings

10 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings

December 29, 2017

Tough to read the fine print (sorry) but just the headlines should be enough. Thanks to Kortnie, Garrett and Robbie for this.

Your Speed

Your Speed

December 28, 2017

Centipede and Spider

December 27, 2017

A spider walking through the woods one day ran across a centipede. “Hi, Mr. Centipede”, he said. “I’ve been hoping to run into you, since I’ve been meaning to ask you a question”. “Sure thing, Mr. Spider. Ask away”. “Well, I have 8 legs, and it’s hard enough for me just to navigate, moving one… Read more »


Successful People

December 26, 2017

Successful people build each other up. They motivate, inspire, and push each other. Unsuccessful people just hate, blame, and complain.