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.

Walter Kiechel III
This is the century of the entrepreneur. Walter Kiechel joins Jim Blasingame to discuss Wall Street versus Main Street and why small companies are better at serving customers and seeking excellence AND learning from failures.
Gary Moore
Do breakdowns in the financial industry say something about each of us? Gary Moore joins Jim Blasingame to discuss what Main Street has to do to get Wall Street and Washington to return to America's Judea-Christian values.
Jeremie Kubicek
The greatest way to live your life is to be in reality what you appear to be. Jeremie Kubicek joins Jim Blasingame to discuss benevolence as a leadership strategy – give yourself for the benefit of others and the opportunities will present themselves.
Jeremie Kubicek
How will leadership manifest in the future? Jeremie Kubicek joins Jim Blasingame to discuss why leadership is influence with which you can either use to empower or overpower, plus what Washington and Wall Street could learn from Main Street.
Nicole Gelinas
The collusion between Wall Street and Washington is becoming more and more blatant. Nicole Gelinas joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how Washington incompetence, Wall Street greed, and collusion between the two are hurting America.
Nicole Gelinas
Why is Wall Street immune from market discipline? Nicole Gelinas joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the circumstances that have caused Wall Street behavior to be detrimental to Main Street.
Bill Dunkelberg
Where Washington and Wall Street meet, Main Street loses. Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the blatant collusion between Washington and Wall Street and the utter disregard for Main Street small businesses.
Arky Ciancutti
Has your small business maintained the foundation of trust? Arky Ciancutti joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the hit trust took in the last 3 years, especially on Wall Street, and how Main Street has acquitted itself.
Ray Keating
Is there collusion between Washington, DC and Wall Street? Ray Keating joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the way Washington and Wall Street used TARP funds to steal hundreds of millions from the American taxpayer.
Michael Stallard
Are you a character or do you have character? Michael Stallard joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the core values of someone who has character, plus the importance of demonstrating the character and values of your small business.