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.

Bill DeSmedt
Bill DeSmedt joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the future of artificial intelligence, from the perspective of how we innovate, improve and apply AI, while insuring humans maintain control.
Bill DeSmedt
Bill DeSmedt joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the future of artificial intelligence, AI, and discuss some of the ethical issues that must be included in future applications.
Bill DeSmedt
Bill DeSmedt joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the definition of AI - artificial intelligence - including the history, how we use it today, and how we will use it in the future.
Gary Moore
Gary Moore joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the challenges Wall Street and corporate America demonstrate when operating in a way that benefits all stakeholders, not just shareholders and management.
Mark Pastin
Mark Pastin joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the four types of ethical behaviors you find in the marketplace, and how to deal with each one.
Mark Pastin
Mark Pastin joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the ethical landscape in the contemporary marketplace and the ethical behavior of successful small business owners.
Gary Moore
Is it too late to return the U.S. marketplace to its founding principles? Gary Moore joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the founding principles of the American economy, why we've lost them and how to get them back.
Kathy Perry
Under pressure, Facebook may offer Internet connection services. Kathy Perry joins Jim Blasingame to report that Facebook may become an Internet service provider, in the face of Wall Street pressure, and why you should care.
Scott Aurnou
Where do U.S. citizens draw the line on privacy encroachment by the government? Scott Aurnou joins Jim Blasingame to report on new revelations of increased privacy breaches by the government, and explain the implications on our liberty.
Gary Moore
What ethical standards do you hold dear? Gary Moore joins Jim Blasingame to reveal ethical standards that have been used for centuries and how to move capitalism in that direction.