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.

Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame joins us to report on the news that Facebook is not including politically conservative posts in their trending feeds, in favor of more liberal posts, and to remind you he told you not to trust the big social media platforms.
Anita Rosen
Anita Rosen joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the implications that we can see and anticipate by the current and increasing level of artificial intelligence, including the good and the not so much.
Jack Uldrich
Futurist Jack Uldrich joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that blockchains are a digital ledger that will increasingly be at the heart of business finance as time goes by, and why small businesses need to understand this.
Jack Uldrich
Futurist Jack Uldrich joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that the controlling mechanism of the digital currency bitcoin is something called “blockchain” which is a digital ledger that will increasingly become part of our lives and business world.
Scott Aurnou
Scott Aurnou joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the stupid people who used the online cheating site, Ashley Madison, and apparently didn’t expect their information to become public, and what we can learn from these stupid people.
Scott Aurnou
Scott Aurnou joins Jim Blasingame to report on the growing problem of hackers gaining access to and controlling medical devices that are connected to the Internet.
Fred Kiel
Fred Kiel joins Jim Blasingame to reveal research that shows the values of corporate America does not align with the traditional definition of capitalism that created the American Dream.
Jack Uldrich
Jack Uldrich joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the truth about the future of artificial intelligence, including how it will impact next year.
Kathy Perry
Kathy Perry joins Jim Blasingame to report on plans by Facebook to become such a utility to us that it’s part of every minute of our lives.
Scott Aurnou
Scott Aurnou joins Jim Blasingame to report on the war on your cyber security and why the good guys seem to be losing.