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
America should return to Stakeholder Capitalism. Gary Moore joins Jim Blasingame to discuss why the current Wall Street management capitalism trend is the enemy of the system that made America great, Stakeholder Capitalism.
David Adler
Is there a disconnect between Wall Street and Main Street? David Adler joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that bonuses on Wall Street continue to rise after their bail-out, but the damage they caused on Main Street is still there.
James Copland
Why is Wall Street flourishing while Main Street suffers? Jim Copland joins Jim Blasingame to discuss what Jim B calls a disconnect between what's good for Wall Street and what's good for Main Street small businesses.
Len Marrella
Confucius said, “Be in reality what you appear to be.” Len Marrella joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how leaders can inspire synergy and respect by exhibiting strong moral character and recognizing the achievements of followers.
Jorian Clarke
Teaching values and entrepreneurship? Jori Clarke joins Jim Blasingame to talk about why while we're teaching our kids about entrepreneurship, we also need to talk about the values of trust, honesty, fairness, courage, etc.
Jim Houtz
Does America need to be saved? Jim Houtz joins Jim Blasingame to discuss taking America back from the political class and putting it back on track with the free-market values and principles that make America great.
James Strock
Can Main Street restore leadership principles in America? James Strock joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the concept of leadership and how small business owners can help restore what has been lost by their examples.
Len Marrella
Has our world become ethically challenged? Len Marrella joins Jim Blasingame to discuss a current event that amplifies some of the good and bad ethical behavior that is evident in the marketplace and in politics today.
Scott Patterson
Is there really a conflict between Wall Street and Main Street? Scott Patterson and Jim Blasingame both agree that Wall Street today is working at cross purposes with Main Street and has been aided by the federal government.
Gary Moore
Is there a conflict between Wall Street and Main Street? Gary Moore joins Jim Blasingame to talk about why Wall Street has become a self-serving organism and currently is the tail that's wagging the marketplace dog.