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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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Less I Call It Work

July 5, 2022

“The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work.” -Richard Bach

Grows It Under

July 1, 2022

“The foolish person seeks happiness in the distance. The wise one grows it under his feet.” -James Oppenheimer

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Saddling Up

June 30, 2022

“Courage is being scared to death and saddling up anyway.” -John Wayne

Vigorously Executed

June 29, 2022

“A good plan, vigorously executed this week, will always be better than a perfect plan executed next week.” -General George Patton

Work Hard In Silence

June 28, 2022

“Work hard, in silence; let success make the noise.” -Frank Ocean

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Hit The Mark

June 24, 2022

“We aim above the mark to hit the mark.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

The Smallest Plank

June 23, 2022

“Where there is no bridge, the smallest plank is of great value.” -Hungarian Proverb

Luck Over Gold

June 22, 2022

“Better an ounce of luck than a pound of gold.” -Yiddish Proverb

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Yesterday’s Home Runs

June 20, 2022

“Yesterday’s home runs don’t win today’s games.”  -Babe Ruth

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Help Others

June 16, 2022

“Your road to success will be filled with opportunities to help others.”

Plant a Tree

June 15, 2022

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” -Chinese Proverb

Made of Stars

June 14, 2022

“Be humble, for you are made of earth. Be noble, for you are made of stars.” -Serbian Proverb


The Best You Can

June 13, 2022

“Do the best you can; no one can do more than that.” -John Wooden

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String is To Lose

June 9, 2022

“If the string is too loose, it will not make a sound; if it is too tight, it will break.” -Buddhist observation

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To Do It

June 8, 2022

“The most effective way to do it is to do it.” -Amelia Earhart

Success to Failure

June 7, 2022

“From success to failure is one step; from failure to success is a long road.” -Yiddish Proverb

Until It Is Done

June 6, 2022

“It always seems impossible until it is done.” -Nelson Mandela

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Difficult To Design

June 1, 2022

“Many things difficult to design prove easy to perform.” -Samuel Johnson

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Within The Person

May 31, 2022

“The real opportunity for success lies within the person and not in the job.” -Zig Ziglar

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Argument or Discussion

May 25, 2022

“An argument is about who is right. A discussion is about what is right.” -Morgan Freeman