3rd Ingredient®

Advice, information and training in the field of economics, business operations and business management.

3RD INGREDIENT® is a fundamental belief system originating with Jim Blasingame.

3RD INGREDIENT® is a line of products and services offered by Jim including a series of books, written articles and publications, and educational materials; advisory services; and consulting/training all in the field of Economics, Business Operations and Business Management.

Please browse the following selection of 3RD INGREDIENT® educational audio products to learn more about Jim’s motivational beliefs, products, and services concerning small business economics and operations; including Jim's exclusive series of 3RD INGREDIENT® shows.

Terry Jones
Terry Jones joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that while we were dealing with a pandemic, the economy and marketplace shifted from analog to digital at a much faster pace, especially in the direction of Big Tech.
Richard Berman
Richard Berman joins Jim Blasingame to discuss why the power of Big Tech today is much more concerning than past eras of big corporations, plus our dangerous dependence on China.
Martin Avila
Martin Avila joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how we can support his organization’s plan to create a global, non-political alternative to the current Big Tech-controlled Internet backbone.
Martin Avila
Martin Avila joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the decision to begin building an alternative Internet backbone that is powered by entities that will operate it without threatening the liberty of Americans.
Martin Avila
Martin Avila joins Jim Blasingame to report on the level of control Big Tech has on the technology that powers the Internet backbone around the world.
Karen Kerrigan
Karen Kerrigan joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the unprecedented power of Big Tech, and the difficulty the government will have in creating some type of further monopolistic behavior.
Rick  Hann
Rick Hann joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how to make integrity and ethical bearing once again the most important traits of a leader.
Rick  Hann
Rick Hann joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the erosion of devotion to ethics in corporate America, and the trend away from demonstrating humanity in dealing with employees and customers.
Rick  Hann
Rick Hann joins Jim Blasingame to report on a recent survey that one in four employees feel pressure from a manager to do something they know is unethical.
Arky Ciancutti
Arky Ciancutti joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the current toxic behavior of “Us v Them” in our daily interactions, how we can turn this around virtually overnight, and what could result if we don’t.