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).


Part of the Cure

March 13, 2018

“Am I part of the cure or am I part of the disease?” —Coldplay



March 12, 2018

“Be confident, not certain.” —Eleanor Roosevelt



March 9, 2018

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



March 8, 2018

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



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 of Failure

March 6, 2018

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


All Roads

March 5, 2018

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



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 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


Single Step

February 28, 2018

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


Doing Less

February 27, 2018

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



February 26, 2018

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


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)


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 Yourself

February 21, 2018

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


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



February 19, 2018

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


Play To Win

February 16, 2018

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


Lead People

February 15, 2018

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