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.

Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame reveals that the initial blame for 50 million Facebook accounts being lost is due to the behavior of those same users, when they didn’t practice digital ethical behavior.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame reveals that the real problem with how Facebook allowed 50 million of its users’ accounts to be released wasn’t contractual, but was a complete lack of ethical bearing and behavior.
Scott Aurnou
Scott Aurnou joins Jim Blasingame to explain how 50 million Facebook users’ information was exposed to cyber-bad guys because the company had no ethical parameters in place.
Steve DelBianco
Steve DelBianco joins Jim Blasingame to debate with Jim about the relative effectiveness of government regulations to address a digital breach after the damage was done.
Steve DelBianco
Steve DelBianco joins Jim Blasingame to report on the lack of control and contract breaches that led to Facebook allowing millions of their users’ information being compromised and distributed without their permission.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame reveals how his new book, The 3rd Ingredient, shows why the problems Facebook has created can’t be solved by government regulations.
Kathy Perry
Kathy Perry joins Jim Blasingame to report on the Facebook/Cambridge Analitica controversy, and how it could have been prevented by merely applying analog ethical standards.
Kathy Perry
Kathy Perry joins Jim Blasingame to report on the several steps Twitter is taking to allow you to customize your experience on their platform, plus how they’re policing abusers, and new Google Chrome ad blockers.
Kathy Perry
Kathy Perry joins Jim Blasingame to report on how Facebook is allowing you to opt out of their facial recognition option, but does that really stop the capture of your images.
Christopher Bishop
Christopher Bishop joins Jim Blasingame to forecast that artificial intelligence will become so ubiquitous in our lives that it will compare to our adoption of electricity.