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.

Jane Pollak
Jane Pollak joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that your next personal or professional transition could happen any time, often do with regularity, and how to be prepared.
Melinda Emerson
Melinda Emerson joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the elements to break down when evaluating the performance of your business.
Arky Ciancutti
Arky Ciancutti joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the current convergence of divergent forces -- high tech leverage and high touch humanity -- and that a digital interface must be created, because “humans require trust.”
Arky Ciancutti
Arky Ciancutti joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the fact that the first version of digital leverage, including AI, was created without any ethical elements or allowance for trust, but that going forward, that will no longer be acceptable.
Arky Ciancutti
Arky Ciancutti joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how differently he would write his landmark book, Built on Trust, if he were writing it today, in the digital age.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame reveals examples of how our analog ethical expectations are not manifesting in our digital leverage, and that’s going to continue to be a problem.
John Dini
John Dini joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the essence of Jim’s new book with regard to the expansion of digital leverage with an as-yet undeveloped method of installing ethical components in that leverage.
John Horvat II
John Horvat II joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that natural law is critical to analog humans, and whether our adoption of digital leverage can include ethical elements that humans require.
Nik Vargas
Nik Vargas joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the steps you can take to avoid the cyber-dangers that try to breach your technical world and steal from you.
Melinda Emerson
Melinda Emerson joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the elements to break down when evaluating the performance of your business.