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.

Steve Martin
Steve Martin joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how the dangerous convergence of tech giants and the mainstream media is a partnership that will not be good for America.
Anna Murray
Anna Murray joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the perils of America and other sovereign states if Big Tech, including Amazon, continues their unprecedented dominance on many levels, especially if they ever possessed a crypto-currency.
Anna Murray
Anna Murray joins Jim Blasingame to discuss why Big Tech is becoming a threat to many aspects of our lives, including, especially, free speech, and whether they can continue to hide behind Section 230.
Ryan Abbott
Ryan Abbott joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how any development of a body of laws focused on digital leverage and artificial intelligence won’t work if we don’t create and subscribe to a parallel body of digital ethics.
Ryan Abbott
Ryan Abbott joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the challenges we’re increasingly having with the implications of digital leverage in society and the marketplace being governed by an analog legal system.
Ryan Abbott
Ryan Abbott joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how our analog legal systems were never designed to deal with the issues created by the products of digital leverage that’s disconnected from its creator.
Ryan Young
Ryan Young joins Jim Blasingame to discuss whether Big Tech companies will pose an unprecedented threat due to their size and digital leverage, including geopolitically.
Gary Moore
Gary Moore joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the future of digital fear and greed and whether humans will ever be able to impose ethics into it before technology takes us down.
Gary Moore
Gary Moore joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the challenges of installing our analog ethics into our digital leverage, and the problems that we’ve acquired as a consequence.
Gary Moore
Gary Moore joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the role of fear and greed in the marketplace, and where those two emotions have gotten out of hand.