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.

Tiana Laurence
What is blockchain and why should you care?
Tiana Laurence joins Jim Blasingame to remind you what blockchain technology is, why it was created, and how it will continue to be a part of our lives and business for a long time.
Paul  Angles
Paul Angles joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why instead of expecting the government to control large tech companies, users have to take responsibility for their own experiences and demand more self-control.
Paul  Angles
Paul Angles joins Jim Blasingame to report on how the options available to one small business user of Google AdWords were limited and manipulated to the degree that it cost her money, to the benefit of Google.
Paul  Angles
Paul Angles joins Jim Blasingame to discuss why 21st century consumers of digital leverage have an opportunity to use the capability while keeping a jaundiced eye on the corporate purveyor of that leverage.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame discusses why the leverage currently held by large technology companies is different than any leverage available to 20th century corporations, and that fact justifies increased scrutiny of their actions.
Tiana Laurence
Tiana Laurence joins Jim Blasingame to remind you what blockchain technology is, why it was created, and how it will continue to be a part of our lives and business for a long time.
Ari Smith
Ari Smith joins Jim Blasingame to report that there still isn’t enough being done to incorporate ethical parameters in the digital leverage that is increasingly dominating the world we live and work in.
Kevin Werbach
Kevin Werbach joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that blockchain will become the next Internet level disruptor, but that it won’t be the end of all of our institutions.
Kevin Werbach
Kevin Werbach joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the role that blockchain technology will have in establishing trust and ethical elements to the digital marketplace.
Kevin Werbach
Kevin Werbach joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the challenge humans are having finding trust in a world that’s increasingly digital.