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).

Axe-and-Tree

Abraham Lincon

April 4, 2016

“If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend six of them sharpening my axe.” — Abraham Lincon

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Leader

April 1, 2016

“Become the kind of leader that people would follow voluntarily; even if you had no title or position.” —Brian Tracy

Bat-over-head

Leadership

March 31, 2016

“You don’t lead by hitting people over the head—that’s assault, not leadership.” -–Dwight Eisenhower

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What you do makes a difference

March 30, 2016

“Act as if what you do makes a difference.  It does.” –William James

Bullfighter

Robert Grave

March 29, 2016

“Experts ranked in seried rows Fill the enormous plaza full; But only one is there who knows And he’s the man that fights the bull.” –Robert Grave

Change

Change

March 28, 2016

“Consider how hard it is to change yourself and you’ll understand what little chance you have in trying to change others.” –Jacob M. Braude

Alice

Impossible Things

March 25, 2016

Alice laughed.  “There’s no use in trying,” she said.  “One can’t believe impossible things”. “I daresay you haven’t had much practice.” said the Queen.  “When I was your age, I always did it for half-an-hour a day. Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast”. –Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking Glass

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Yesterday

March 24, 2016

“Yesterday I was clever. I wanted to change the world.  Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” –Rumi (Thanks to Wahyu Jatmiko for today’s thought – JB)

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Perfection

March 23, 2016

“Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.” –Vince Lombardi

4pl_supply_chain_solutions

Solutions

March 22, 2016

“Focus 90% of your time on solutions and only 10% of your time on problems”. –Anthony D’Angelo

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The Reward

March 21, 2016

“The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson

Irish Hat

Irish Proverb

March 17, 2016

“Your feet will bring you where your heart is.” –Irish Proverb

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Three kinds of people

March 16, 2016

“There are three kinds of people in the world: Those who make things happen; those who watch things happen; and those who say “what the hell just happened?”

Funny

That’s funny

March 15, 2016

“The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds the most discoveries, is not Eureka!, but ‘That’s funny’…” –Isaac Asimov

Basketball

Be quick

March 14, 2016

“Be quick, but never hurry.” –John Wooden

Strong

Strong

March 11, 2016

“You never know how strong you are until being strong is your only choice.” (Thanks to Val Corrales and Kristen Rzodkiewicz for today’s thought – JB)

Dice

The Odds

March 10, 2016

“Never let the odds keep you from doing what you know in your heart you were meant to do.” –Jackson Brown (Thanks to Lee Anne Kennedy for today’s thought – JB)

Off-the-Beaten-Path

Find a way

March 9, 2016

“We will either find a way, or make one.” –Hannibal

4-leaf-clover

Luck

March 8, 2016

“I’m a great believer in luck and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it.” –Thomas Jefferson

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Wiser today

March 7, 2016

“Don’t ever be afraid to admit you were wrong.  It’s like saying you’re wiser today than you were yesterday.” –Robert Henry