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.

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.
Bill Dunkelberg
Where Washington and Wall Street meet, Main Street loses. Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the blatant collusion between Washington and Wall Street and the utter disregard for Main Street small businesses.
Arky Ciancutti
Has your small business maintained the foundation of trust? Arky Ciancutti joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the hit trust took in the last 3 years, especially on Wall Street, and how Main Street has acquitted itself.
Ray Keating
Is there collusion between Washington, DC and Wall Street? Ray Keating joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the way Washington and Wall Street used TARP funds to steal hundreds of millions from the American taxpayer.
Michael Stallard
Are you a character or do you have character? Michael Stallard joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the core values of someone who has character, plus the importance of demonstrating the character and values of your small business.
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.