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.

Judith Glaser
Judith Glaser joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the speed of digital leverage and how we reconcile that power with Conversational Intelligence and our ethical imperatives.
Judith Glaser
Judith Glaser joins Jim Blasingame to explain how we can each expand our Conversational Intelligence capacity, including being open, listening, and a few others.
Judith Glaser
Judith Glaser joins Jim Blasingame to reveal what Conversational Intelligence is, how it has progressed, whether it’s regressing, and its association with our ethical catalog.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame celebrates his 20th anniversary on the radio by revealing that in the next 20 years, we’ll have to focus on the ethics of using digital leverage.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame reveals that we have to begin thinking about how to evolve our analog ethical catalog into a force that will be effective against digital leverage.
Dr. Eric Cole
Dr. Eric Cole joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that we can’t expect the government or big corporations to protect us in the cyber-war, we have to take care of ourselves and offers some tips on how to do that.
Dr. Eric Cole
Dr. Eric Cole joins Jim Blasingame to report that the Equifax breach is likely 240 million accounts, each of which includes all of your personal and credit information, and why we’re losing the cyber-war.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame reveals that as fear and greed are under assault by digital forces, six other motivators are essentially unchanged.
Christopher Bishop
Chris Bishop joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that while Quantum Computing is a reality that when ubiquitous, will change the world, but isn’t going to replace digital leverage anytime soon.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame discusses our ethical universe on Main Street and whether our analog ethics are enough to hold digital fear and greed in equilibrium.