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.

Sarah Hiner
Sarah Hiner joins Jim Blasingame to encourage you to consider the higher level of intrusiveness of a phone app on your contacts and privacy, over accessing the same information from a website.
Mike Daniels
Mike Daniels joins Jim Blasingame to report on his half-century technology perspective on why no one involved in the creation of the Internet ever imagined it would evolve into such a powerfully complicated and pervasive phenomenon.
Sarah Hiner
Sarah Hiner joins Jim Blasingame to encourage you to consider the higher level of intrusiveness of a phone app on your contacts and privacy, over accessing the same information from a website.
Mike Daniels
Mike Daniels joins Jim Blasingame to report on his half-century technology perspective on why no one involved in the creation of the Internet ever imagined it would evolve into such a powerfully complicated and pervasive phenomenon.
Tiana Laurence
Tiana Laurence joins Jim Blasingame to report on how the Post Office may use blockchain to manage mail-in ballots, how Overstock is distributing dividends as digital tokens, and Honeywell is tracking their supply chain with blockchain.
Jessica Melugin
Jessica Melugin joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the two main issues that came up during the big four tech CEOs’ testifying before Congress, including anti-trust and political bias.
Chris Moschovitis
Chris Moschovitis joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why he believes the massive hack of certain Twitter accounts was merely a proof-of-concept trial run, before they do something like completely disrupt the U.S. election.
Tony Uphoff
Tony Uphoff joins Jim Blasingame to discuss that, while continuous remote working has many organizational and financial benefits, thanks to technology, there will be some impact on the humans, which must be considered in any future plans.
Steve Martin
Steve Martin joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the concept of ethics as the practice we use to operate with honesty and earn the right to be trusted.
Olivia Friedman
Olivia Friedman joins Jim Blasingame to report on the increasing use of technology to screen the public with UV lights that can kill viruses, and other biometrics, and the ethical tradeoff between privacy and convenience/safety.