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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.
Teaching values and entrepreneurship? Jori Clarke joins Jim Blasingame to talk about why while we're teaching our kids about entrepreneurship, we also need to talk about the values of trust, honesty, fairness, courage, etc.
Does America need to be saved? Jim Houtz joins Jim Blasingame to discuss taking America back from the political class and putting it back on track with the free-market values and principles that make America great.
Can Main Street restore leadership principles in America? James Strock joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the concept of leadership and how small business owners can help restore what has been lost by their examples.
Has our world become ethically challenged? Len Marrella joins Jim Blasingame to discuss a current event that amplifies some of the good and bad ethical behavior that is evident in the marketplace and in politics today.
Is there really a conflict between Wall Street and Main Street? Scott Patterson and Jim Blasingame both agree that Wall Street today is working at cross purposes with Main Street and has been aided by the federal government.
Is there a conflict between Wall Street and Main Street? Gary Moore joins Jim Blasingame to talk about why Wall Street has become a self-serving organism and currently is the tail that's wagging the marketplace dog.
Has Wall Street become the enemy of Main Street? Randall Lane joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how his small business was part of the excesses of the Wall Street insanity of the decade of "the zeros" and whether anything was learned.
Is Wall Street working at cross-purposes with Main Street? Jim Blasingame talks about why the recent stock market sell-off was caused at least partially by Wall Street practices that do harm to Main Street small businesses.
When do Wall Street practices harm Main Street? Sam Norwood, Mark Rosenman and Jim Blasingame talk about how some Wall Street behavior can cause collateral damage on Main Street.
Is Wall Street still operating at cross purposes with Main Street? Gary Moore joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the relationship between the surging stock market and the Main Street economy and whether another bubble is building.