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.

Gary Moore
Does your ethical behavior have a price? Gary Moore joins Jim Blasingame to report on a study that shows that even good people are more likely to alter their ethical behavior if there is money involved.
Rob Jolles
What's the difference between influence and manipulation? Rob Jolles joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that influence without ethical bearing is nothing more than manipulation.
Jim Blasingame
What is the ethical landscape on Main Street? Jim Blasingame offers insight into how small business owners address ethical issues, and offers three new principles to consider as guideposts.
Tom Anastasi
How to become an ethical decision-maker. Tom Anastasi joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the concept of ethics and how it must contribute to your business decision-making process.
Terry Neese
Dr. Kevin Fegan
The color of ethics is gray. Dr. Terry Neese and Dr. Kevin Fegan join Jim Blasingame to discuss the connection of risk and ethics and why teaching this is more important today than ever before.
Terry Neese
Dr. Kevin Fegan
The color of ethics is gray. Dr. Terry Neese and Dr. Kevin Fegan join Jim Blasingame to discuss the connection of risk and ethics and why teaching this is more important today than ever before.
Len Marrella
What is the ethical condition of Earthlings? Len Marrella joins Jim Blasingame to appraise the ethical condition of planet Earth and, recent behaviors indicate it is less than positive..
Gary Moore
Can we save capitalism? Gary Moore joins Jim Blasingame to talk about how he explains in his new book, "Look Up America" how we can save capitalism from Wall Street and other enemies of capitalism.
Gary Moore
Wall Street business model is not capitalism. Gary Moore joins Jim Blasingame to discuss Greg Smith's column in the NY Times about his resignation from Goldman Sachs which is an indictment of modern Wall Street practices.
Steve Beaman
America's two great threats come from within: Washington and Wall Street. Steve Beaman joins Jim Blasingame to discuss why reforms in America must come from Main Street, as we take back our country from Wall Street or Washington.