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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).

Growth

August 7, 2019

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

Light

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 »

Inevitable

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.”

Halfway

Begun

July 31, 2019

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

Leadership

Leader

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.”)

Culture

July 25, 2019

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

Fool

Fool

July 24, 2019

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

Bark

July 23, 2019

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

Spilled

July 22, 2019

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

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Complexifiers

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.”  

Lazy

July 18, 2019

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

Wheels

July 17, 2019

“Don’t let the sound of your own wheels drive you crazy.” -The Eagles

View

July 16, 2019

“You climb to the top of the mountain to view the world; not for the world to view you.”

Funny

July 15, 2019

Who You Are

July 12, 2019

“Dime con quién andas y te diré quién eres.” – Mexican saying (Tell me who you are with and I will tell you who you are)

Perfection

July 11, 2019

“Have no fear of perfection. You Will never reach it.” -Salvador Dali

Customer

July 10, 2019

“If you listen to the customer, they will tell you what they want.” -H. Ross Perot