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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.
What is the importance of leadership on our future? Pam Bilbrey joins Jim Blasingame to talk about how small business owners can become more effective leaders inside the four walls of their businesses, but also why they need to become the leaders of Main Street as we take back America from Washington and Wall Street.
The shadow banking system caused the financial crisis, as David Adler reports with Jim Blasingame, when confidence collapsed in the unregulated banking transactions between Wall Street banks. Adler says this system is larger than the visible banking industry and the problem still has not been addressed.
How did Wall Street get at cross-purposes with small business? Scott Patterson talks with Jim Blasingame about the damage the "Quants" have put the world economy in peril over the past 25 years, and may still be able to do it again. Don't miss this interview.
What really caused the financial recession of 2009? Nicole Gelinas joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that the wrong decisions were first made decades ago, and what must be done to prevent a repeat of this destructive financial condition.
Is there a conflict between Wall Street and Main Street? If so, did it contribute to the current financial crisis? Gary Moore thinks that there is a conflict and he talks with Jim Blasingame about it, including how he thinks investing will change as a result of this conflict.
How could Harvard MBA's have caused the financial crisis? Phillip Broughton joins Jim to talk about his experience in the Harvard Business School and why he thinks the standards, values and ethics of that are taught to and encouraged of their graduates and alumni community, and how they have impacted the marketplace and politics, sometimes negatively.
What behavior and policies lead to Wall Street betraying Main Street and capitalism itself? Gary Moore explains how this happened with Jim Blasingame, including events and dates.
When it comes to trust, the world could do worse than emulating the values of main street small businesses, according to Arky Ciancutti and Jim Blasingame, who discuss this idea, plus why trust can't be legislated, it must be earned.
An educated person without character is dangerous. This is one of the concepts Len Marrella shares with Jim Blasingame as they talk about how critical it is for our society to have what Len calls, "Devotion to the unenforceable."
What are the conflicts between Main Street and Wall Street? Gary Moore talks with Jim Blasingame about some of the ways that these two sectors are at cross-purposes, and how we can fix that problem.