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.

Steven Mintz
Steven Mintz joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the concept of generally accepted definitions of good and bad, and the dangers of the increasingly powerful assuming they have the power to hold that definition.
Steven Mintz
Steven Mintz joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the power of having integrity when making tough decisions about upcoming behavior, plus the role that redemption plays in dealing with good people who do bad things.
Steven Mintz
Steven Mintz joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how even good people make bad decisions if they allow their reasoning to look more like the application of situational ethics, which is usually heavy on justification.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame reminds about his Nov 7th article titled, “The New Pharisees” which identified “The Machine” coalescing between Big Tech, Social Media, Washington, Wall Street, and the Democrat party, and how this manifested again against Parler and the 1st Amendment.
Wayne Crews
Wayne Crews joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how Section 230 works, why it exists, who it protects, and the future of it under the new Harris/Biden administration.
Wayne Crews
Wayne Crews joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the recent coordinated take-down of the Parler website by the Big Tech oligarchs, and the implications of those actions politically and Constitutionally.
Chris Moschovitis
Chris Moschovitis joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the good, bad and ugly of our current state of digital leverage, including the dangers society faces from the unprecedented financial and information leverage the Big Tech companies have.
Kathy Perry
Kathy Perry joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the growth of Reddit, and if platforms like that and Parler could become successful alternatives to Facebook and Twitter, or just become acquired.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame discusses the concept of oligarchs as they influence governments, and to describe how the United States is being impacted by the oligarchy relationship between Washington and Wall Street.
Maelle Gavet
Maelle Gavet joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that a heretic is a true believer who doesn’t like the status quo, and why the technology sector needs more heretics who will be devoted to creating digital ethics.