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.

Anita Rosen
Anita Rosen joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the uses of technology and digital leverage and how far we still have to go ethically in order to use it safely.
Christopher Bishop
Christopher Bishop joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the reasons why AI is so much more than just an algorithm or a robot, but more like a constellation of capability.
Christopher Bishop
Christopher Bishop joins Jim Blasingame to report on how fast and unrelenting AI is encroaching on every part of our lives and business.
Kathy Perry
Kathy Perry joins Jim Blasingame to report on some of the new ways Facebooks is encroaching on your privacy with targeted ads, and other creepy practices.
Steven Gaffney
Steven Gaffney joins Jim Blasingame to encourage you to look at doing business in a truthful and ethical way as a best practice.
Charles Wheelan
Charles Wheelan joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the significant potential impact of blockchains / distributed ledgers in our future as an important lever on many levels as well as perhaps the greatest disrupter.
Steve DelBianco
Steve DelBianco joins Jim Blasingame to discuss whether a global entity, not unlike ICANN, could manage a global blockchain environment that would hold digital fear and greed in equilibrium.
Mike Daniels
Mike Daniels joins Jim Blasingame to report on how authoritarian governments like China, Russia and Iran are controlling the Internet in their countries to impede international commerce and restrict information.
Scott Aurnou
Scott Aurnou joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the world of the Internet of Things, and why he thinks it could become a very dangerous exposure to cyber-attacks.
Jack Uldrich
Jack Uldrich joins Jim Blasingame to reveal what Blockchains – aka distributed ledgerd – are designed to do, and how it will increasingly be part of your financial and online life.