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.

Brett Clay, Ph.D
Brett Clay joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how humanity has developed over the millennia regarding our ethical behavior.
Mike Daniels
Mike Daniels joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that the U.S. government is playing out of its league regarding Internet issues when dealing with China, which sees the Internet as a weapons platform, not an information highway.
Joseph Nyre
Dr. Joseph Nyre joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the role that studying ethics plays in the education and pursuit of all disciplines, irrespective of any faith-based curriculum.
John Horvat II
John Horvat II joins Jim Blasingame to lament the detrimental impact of reality TV on the U.S. culture regarding how it defined deviancy down, plus the erosion of our commitment to Judeo-Christian ethics.
Steven Gaffney
Steven Gaffney joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how he differentiates the process of being honest and practicing ethical behavior.
Stijn Hendrikse
Stijn Hendrikse joins Jim Blasingame to define artificial intelligence – AI – and explain the connection with big data.
Mike Daniels
Mike Daniels joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that as the digital age is creating the Internet of things, we have to wage a national cyber-defense simultaneous with a military defense.
Marsha Egan
Marsha Egan joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the reasons ethical behavior is not merely determining what’s black and white.
John Dini
John Dini joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how much you can influence the ethical behavior of your competitors by creating a relationship with them.
Harold Furchtgott-Roth
Harold Furchtgott-Roth joins Jim Blasingame to report on the curating practice by Facebook that discriminates against conservative postings, and Jim’s reminder that he warned you that these platforms will only operate in their own interests.