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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).


Today is Life

August 15, 2019

“Today is life; make the most of it. Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you.” —Dale Carnegie

What People See

What People See

August 14, 2019
see clearly

It is there

August 13, 2019

“It is there, right in front of you; obviously you do not see it.” —Zen Buddhist thought

Who are we?

August 12, 2019

“Who are we? We find that we live on an insignificant planet of a humdrum star lost in a galaxy tucked away in some forgotten corner of a universe in which there are far more galaxies than people.” —Carl Sagan


August 9, 2019

“Just because you think it doesn’t make it so.” -JB’s Mom


August 8, 2019

“Don’t sell the bearskin before you have killed the bear.”


August 7, 2019

“Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together.” -James Cash Penny


August 6, 2019

“I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars.” -Eskimo Proverb

Find a Way

August 5, 2019

“We will find a way or make one.” -Hannibal Today is the 23rd anniversary of Logistics Plus. My thoughts have been going out every day since August 5th, 1996, and the quote above was my very first one. We have certainly either found a way or made one – not quite sure which – but… Read more »


August 2, 2019

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

This Far

August 1, 2019

“You didn’t come this far to only come this far.”



July 31, 2019

“İyi bașlamak yarı bitirmektir.” –Turkish Proverb (“Well begun is half done”)



July 30, 2019

“The most essential work of the leader is to create more leaders.”

No Shame

July 29, 2019

“Bilmemek değil, öğrenmemek ayıptır.” -Turkish Proverb (“There is no shame in not knowing something; the shame is not being willing to learn.”)


July 25, 2019

“Culture eats strategy for breakfast any day.” -Peter Drucker



July 24, 2019

“What a fool believes he sees, no wise man has the power to reason away.”


July 23, 2019

“The dogs bark, but the caravan moves on.”


July 22, 2019

“If you’ve never carried the water, it’s easy to say you’ve never spilled a drop.”

see clearly


July 19, 2019

“Beware of ‘complexifiers’.  In an increasingly complex world, value those who can cut through the convoluted and complicated and provide a clean and clear path forward.”  


July 18, 2019

“Don’t ever let ‘lazy’ be the reason not to do something.”