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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).

Somebody

October 9, 2019

“I always wondered why somebody doesn’t do something about that. Then I realized I was somebody.” -Lily Tomlin

Cheaper

October 8, 2019

“Your quote is a bit high, can you do it cheaper?”

Kennel

October 7, 2019

“A dog in the kennel scratches his fleas; the hunting dog does not feel them.”

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Players and Coaches

October 4, 2019

Broadly speaking, there are two roles in organizations:  Players (individual contributors) and Coaches (people with responsibility for improving Players’ performance). If you’re a Coach, I urge you to take the following quote to heart:  “A man convinced against his will is of the same opinion still.”  (The quote applies to women too – it just… Read more »

Confucius

Wrong

October 3, 2019

“To be wronged is nothing, unless you continue to remember it.” -Confucius

Work Harder

October 2, 2019

“There may be people who have more talent than you, but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you.” -Derek Jeter

Crisis

October 1, 2019

“There can’t be a crisis next week. My schedule is already full.” -Henry Kissinger

Problems

September 30, 2019

“The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them.” -Albert Einstein

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Stir The Pot

September 27, 2019

“Those who stir the pot should have to lick the spoon.”

Worry

September 26, 2019

“If something is wrong, fix it now. But train yourself not to worry, worry fixes nothing.” -Ernest Hemingway

Calm

September 25, 2019

“Calm breeds calm.”

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Never Believe

September 24, 2019

“Never believe your own bull$*@!”

Credit

September 23, 2019

“Share the credit and take the blame.”

Best Time

September 20, 2019

“The best time to plant a tree was twenty years ago. The second best time is now.” -Chinese Proverb

Be-Bold

Bold

September 19, 2019

“Be bold and mighty forces will come to your aid.” -Basil King

Clutter

September 18, 2019

“Out of clutter, find simplicity.” -Albert Einstein

People

September 17, 2019

“Some of the most generous people have very little money. Some of the wisest people have no education. Some of the kindest people were hurt the most.”

Winning

September 16, 2019

“Winning football games is all about the team and all about players caring about one another and everybody pulling together, not pulling apart.” -Terry Bradshaw

Pressure

September 13, 2019

“It’s only pressure if you feel it.” -James Mattis

Baby Steps

September 12, 2019

“We tend to forget that baby steps still move us forward.”