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.

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.
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.