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.

Charles Wheelan
Charles Wheelan joins Jim Blasingame to discuss his new book, The Rationing, and why he chose to deliver his ideas in a novel, using characters to tell his story.
Joe Tankersley
Joe Tankersley joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how small businesses will have to focus on combining digital capability with the “high touch special sauce" analog humans will continue to require, even in the Digital Age.
Joe Tankersley
Joe Tankersley joins Jim Blasingame to discuss whether the digital leverage – AI, blockchain, etc. – aspect of the Fourth Industrial Revolution will have a disruptive effect on job creation, or counter-intuitively, create more jobs.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame reveals some of the implications and challenges that will accrue as Facebook launches its cryptocurrency Libra, and what a reckoning with the Federal government might look like.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame reports on why he thinks Blockchain-type technology – distributed ledger networks – will be the future of leveraging digital work we can trust.
David Noble
David Noble joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how his company uses blockchain to help online users be fully functioning online, but in control of how and when they reveal themselves there.
Charles Wheelan
Charles Wheelan joins Jim Blasingame to discuss his new book, The Rationing, and why he chose to deliver his ideas in a novel, using characters to tell his story.
Joe Tankersley
Joe Tankersley joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how small businesses will have to focus on combining digital capability with the “high touch special sauce" analog humans will continue to require, even in the Digital Age.
Joe Tankersley
Joe Tankersley joins Jim Blasingame to discuss whether the digital leverage – AI, blockchain, etc. – aspect of the Fourth Industrial Revolution will have a disruptive effect on job creation, or counter-intuitively, create more jobs.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame reveals what we have to do to correct the inequities in the new tax law, plus Jim’s prediction, and now fulfillment, with the new cryptocurrency to be offered by Facebook. He says Amazon will follow.