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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).

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What you can do

March 19, 2020

“Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” —John Wooden

Inch-by-Inch

Inch by inch

March 18, 2020

“Yard by yard, life is hard. Inch by inch, life’s a cinch.” Here’s what we know about the 100 coronavirus deaths in the US via CNN https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/17/health/coronavirus-united-states-deaths/index.html All, Not to minimize anything, because anyone’s death is a sad loss, but from this information, we can see that the vast majority of deaths caused by contracting… Read more »

When this is over

When this is over

March 17, 2020

Thanks to Tracy Coffy for today’s thought. And … Here is “The Gael” better known from one of my favorite movies, The Last of the Mohicans. Enjoy. Happy St Pattys Day, all! We’ll get through this. https://youtu.be/RKn73ZjPfIQ Jim Berlin, CEO, Logistics Plus  

Nurse

A message from Nurse Hallie

March 16, 2020

I know right now we are all in information overload. What’s true what’s false it’s so hard to not panic.  But just a few tips when my kids were ill with whatever virus or cold they may have brought home from school at the time. I called it “get the sickness out” method: 1. Wash… Read more »

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A Different Thought for Today

All, We’ve seen this once before. 9/11. The world did not know what was happening/coming next. People living in fear. Different cause/same effect. But now as then, the brave people who are critical to the economy held their ground, did their jobs and got America/and the world through that terrible time. The first responders. The… Read more »

Overalls

March 13, 2020

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” -Thomas Edison

Calm

March 12, 2020

“Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.” -Publilius Syrus

Cyclone

March 11, 2020

“We asked the cyclone to miss our barn, but it didn’t hear us.” -Carl Sandburg

Empowering

March 10, 2020

“Great leadership isn’t about control. It’s about empowering people.” -Brigette Hyacinth

Monkeys

March 9, 2020

“When the monkeys are in charge you just follow the trail of bananas.” -Bob Moore

A Story of Fortune

March 6, 2020

Once upon a time there was a Chinese farmer whose horse ran away. That evening, all of his neighbors came around to commiserate. They said, “We are so sorry to hear your horse has run away. This is most unfortunate.” The farmer said, “Maybe.” The next day the horse came back bringing seven wild horses… Read more »

Kind

Be Kind

March 5, 2020

“You can be tough on the problem while still being kind to the person.”

Inspire

March 4, 2020

“Our goal is to inspire people, not manage them.”

Self-Confidence

March 3, 2020

“Giving people self-confidence is by far the most important thing I can do. Because then they will act.” -Jack Welch

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Little Things

March 2, 2020

“The little things add up.”

Wish

February 28, 2020

“If you can’t do as you wish, do as you can.” -Yiddish Proverb

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Things

February 27, 2020

“The best things in life aren’t things.”

R.I.P. Dan Lynch

February 26, 2020

“Communication is key.” -Dan Lynch (Rest In Peace, my friend -JB)

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Marble

February 25, 2020

“I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.” -Michelangelo

Perfection

February 24, 2020

“Have no fear of perfection; you will never reach it.” -Salvador Dali