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 Forbes
Steve Forbes joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that America’s greatest threats include despot nations, like China and Russia, but perhaps even more so, our own Big Tech companies, but in some ways, we’ve become our own worst enemies.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame reveals the fact that our digital leverage is devoid of ethics and trust, and why our future is dependent upon how well we address this issue.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame reveals what is more powerful than all the laws and regulations when creating customer relationships, and how to make sure it’s part of your online strategy.
Chris Moschovitis
Chris Moschovitis joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the encroachment on our privacy, and what each of us can and must do to avoid becoming the pawns of Big Tech.
Chris Moschovitis
Chris Moschovitis joins Jim Blasingame to launch his new book on online privacy, including the practical ways we use technology and the organic way our privacy is penetrated and used.
Soulaima Gourani
Soulaima Gourani joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the unprecedented and multi-faceted power that a handful of Big Tech firms wield, and what the rest of us can do to minimize their impact.
James Bowers
Jamey Bowers joins Jim Blasingame to discuss why Big Tech’s assault on free speech is not like any other threat before, including the McCarthy era, and therefore more threatening to America’s future.
Randy Landreneau
Randy Landreneau joins Jim Blasingame to report on the collusion between Big Tech and Washington as they both seek to control everyday Americans, but Big Tech has even bigger aspirations.
Randy Landreneau
Randy Landreneau joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why the PTAB is now controlled by the Big Tech oligarchs, which give lie to the notion that upstart competitors could reign these giants in, for evidence, look what they did to Parler.
Randy Landreneau
Randy Landreneau joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the reasons the Big Tech oligarchs are more existentially dangerous than any monopolistic corporations in the past.