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.

Len Marrella
Authenticity is to be in reality what you appear to be. Len Marrella joins Jim Blasingame with perspectives on personal accountability and how we find and support ethical leaders.
Len Marrella
People don’t care how much you know, they want to know how much you care. Len Marrella joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the traits of service leadership: caring, character and competence, and how that converts to values in the marketplace.
Len Marrella
Has ethical behavior reached a new low in politics? Len Marrella joins Jim Blasingame to discuss some of the issues that are contributing to the unethical behavior in those who serve in government.
Charles Massimo
Charles Massimo joins Jim Blasingame to explain why many people are losing faith in Wall Street and how that impacts your investments, plus he explains the lack of fiduciary responsibility of Wall Street.
Walter Kiechel III
This is the century of the entrepreneur. Walter Kiechel joins Jim Blasingame to discuss Wall Street versus Main Street and why small companies are better at serving customers and seeking excellence AND learning from failures.
Gary Moore
Do breakdowns in the financial industry say something about each of us? Gary Moore joins Jim Blasingame to discuss what Main Street has to do to get Wall Street and Washington to return to America's Judea-Christian values.
Jeremie Kubicek
The greatest way to live your life is to be in reality what you appear to be. Jeremie Kubicek joins Jim Blasingame to discuss benevolence as a leadership strategy – give yourself for the benefit of others and the opportunities will present themselves.
Jeremie Kubicek
How will leadership manifest in the future? Jeremie Kubicek joins Jim Blasingame to discuss why leadership is influence with which you can either use to empower or overpower, plus what Washington and Wall Street could learn from Main Street.
Nicole Gelinas
The collusion between Wall Street and Washington is becoming more and more blatant. Nicole Gelinas joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how Washington incompetence, Wall Street greed, and collusion between the two are hurting America.
Nicole Gelinas
Why is Wall Street immune from market discipline? Nicole Gelinas joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the circumstances that have caused Wall Street behavior to be detrimental to Main Street.