The Jimscast

The Jimscast

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Is there really a Jim? Is he a real person? You know that Jim, the smiling man with the beard and the hat that you drive by on your way to work. Jim Penman is a well-known Australian entrepreneur rag to riches story and every Wednesday he does a live Q & A on Facebook Live with your host Joel Kleber.


Jim Vs Dan Andrews? The channel 7 controversy #ASKJIM76
Aug 5 • 64 min
Jim Vs Dan Andrews? #ASKJIM Replay 06/08/20 Jim’s Mowing trended at #3 on twitter on this day plus Jim was on multiple news media outlets doing interviews regarding the situation in Victoria. It was a big day and a blockbuster #ASKJIM with our largest…
JIM’S BOOK Series - Chapters 3 + 4
Aug 3 • 88 min
Jim’s Calling and This Little, Short-term Mowing Business, with Jim Penman The Jim’s Book Series where we go right into depth about the chapters and stories that made Jim who he is today. Stay tuned for more episodes. Will be made available as a Jim’s…
#ASKJIM 75 Replay
Jul 30 • 67 min
This is the audio from #ASKJIM 75 from 29/7/20. Be sure to check out the show, LIVE from the Jim’s Group Facebook page every Wednesday at 7pm
#ASKJIM 74 Replay
Jul 23 • 50 min
This is the audio from #ASKJIM 74 from 22/7/20. Be sure to check out the show, LIVE from the Jim’s Group Facebook page every Wednesday at 7pm.
#ASKJIM 73 Replay - Monopoly is in!
Jul 15 • 64 min
This is the audio from #ASKJIM 73 from 15/7/20. Be sure to check out the show, LIVE from the Jim’s Group Facebook page every Wednesday at 7pm.
MIKE DAVENPORT SPECIAL: Mike celebrates 20 years with Jim’s
Jul 13 • 46 min
Any Mike D fans? You will enjoy this special edition of The Jimscast where we talk about his 20 years and go into detail about the Jim’s training program. If you would like to watch the video version head over to the Jim’s Group channel where we have…
#ASKJIM 72 Replay
Jul 8 • 76 min
This is the audio from #ASKJIM 72 from 8/7/20. Be sure to check out the Jim’s Group Facebook page every Wednesday at 7pm.
78 YEARS YOUNG: Ian Seager of Jim’s Mowing tells us his Jim’s Journey
Jul 6 • 20 min
Meet Ian from Jim’s Mowing who is 78 years old and started his Jim’s Mowing franchise at 67 years young! Ian is off to semi-retirement now however, we thought we would catch up at a recent job with him to discuss his time as part of the Jim’s family.…
JIM’S BOOK Series - Chapter 2
Jun 30 • 55 min
The Accidental Gardener with Jim Penman The Jim’s Book Series where we go right into depth about the chapters and stories that made Jim who he is today. Stay tuned for more episodes. Will be made available as a Jim’s podcast as well so make sure you…
JIM’S BOOK Series - Chapter 1
Jun 25 • 33 min
The Early Years with Jim Penman The Jim’s Book Series where we go right into depth about the chapters and stories that made Jim who he is today. Stay tuned for more episodes. Will be made available as a Jim’s podcast as well so make sure you SUBSCRIBE to…
Jim on poor business practices and workplace morale
Jun 4 • 44 min
A really interesting episode where Jim discusses poor business practices and the importance of having an enjoyable workplace for employees. If you are interested in further reading about this topic, check out Lab Rats by Dan Lyons…
#ASKJIM 67 Replay
Jun 3 • 72 min
This is the audio from #ASKJIM 65 from 3/5/20. Be sure to check out the Jim’s Group Facebook page every Wednesday at 7pm.
Jim’s Jobs, Jim’s Idol and advice on money
May 31 • 21 min
Jim’s Group update on jim’s jobs, complaints glitch and who inspires Jim?
#ASKJIM 66 Replay
May 28 • 71 min
This is the audio from #ASKJIM 65 from 27/5/20. Be sure to check out the Jim’s Group Facebook page every Wednesday at 7pm.
Jim on health and fitness
May 24 • 35 min
Jim speaks about his passion for fitness, Jim’s, gym, daily discipline and his diet. He also goes into detail about all of these items and Jim’s Personal Training and Jim’s Home Fresh even get a shout out.
#ASKJIM 65 Replay
May 20 • 60 min
This is the audio from #ASKJIM 65 from 20/5/20. Be sure to check out the Jim’s Group Facebook page every Wednesday at 7pm.
Jim Penman, CEO of Jim’s Group on Religion Vs Science and how it comes into his business?
May 15 • 40 min
Jim Penman, the CEO of the Jim’s Group is a well-known Christian, however, as a man of science isn’t this a contradiction. In today’s episode, Jim gives all his thoughts on why he thinks science and religion are compatible. If you would like to watch the…
Jim’s Group Update with Jim Penman, CEO and Founder of Jim’s Group
May 15 • 13 min
Jim Penman, the CEO and Founder of the Jim’s Group provides an update to everyone on what has been happening currently and how Jim’s Group is coping with the current COVID-19 situation with host Joel Kleber. If you would like to watch the video version…
#ASKJIM 63 Replay
May 14 • 78 min
This is the audio from #ASKJIM 63 from 6/5/20. Be sure to check out the Jim’s Group Facebook page every Wednesday at 7pm.
The JIMSCAST - The roundup on all things Jim’s
May 10 • 33 min
Jim Penman the CEO of the Jim’s Group discusses various updates regarding COVID-19, Jim’s Jobs and Jim’s Monopoly with Joel Kleber. If you would like to watch the video version head over to the Jim’s Group channel where we have created the ‘Jimscast’…
Jim Penman talking about new software and recent COVID-19 developments with Jim’s Group
Apr 21 • 30 min
Jim Penman the CEO of the Jim’s Group announces some exciting new technology in the Jim’s Group, which will help improve customer service. He also provides an update about how COVID-19 is affecting the Jim’s family with host Joel Kleber. If you would like…
Jim Penman answering questions about COVID-19 from franchisees and franchisors
Apr 7 • 19 min
Jim Penman the CEO of the Jim’s Group answers some franchisee and franchisor questions in relation to the COVID-19 crisis. He provides an update in relation to a number of different topics with host Joel Kleber. If you would like to watch the video…
Another COVID-19 update from Jim’s Group CEO, Jim Penman
Mar 31 • 46 min
Jim Penman the CEO of the Jim’s Group, provides an update on how COVID-19 is affecting the Jim’s Group currently. He discusses what policy changes he is making and gives his thoughts on the current crisis. If you would like to watch the video version head…
Jim’s Cleaning Group FAQ about owning a franchise with CEO, Ali Olmez.
Mar 22 • 34 min
We sat down with the CEO of the Jim’s Cleaning Group, Ali Olmez to have him answer some frequently asked questions about owning a Jim’s Cleaning Group franchise. If you would like to learn more about the great Jim’s Cleaning group opportunity please call…
Jim on COVID-19 and how it affects Jim’s Group
Mar 18 • 30 min
Jim Penman speaks about how COVID-19 affects the Jim’s Group moving forward regarding customers and franchisees. If you would like to watch the video version head over to the Jim’s Group channel where we have created a ‘Jimscast’ video playlist. If you…
Jim’s Mowing FAQ with Jim’s Mowing Regional Franchisor - Stuart Rainbow
Mar 16 • 41 min
We sat down with Jim’s Mowing regional franchisor, Stuart Rainbow to ask him the most common questions that people have about owning a Jim’s franchise. Stuart was also a former Jim’s Mowing franchise owner as well, so it was great to have someone answers…
SPECIAL EPISODE with Former Geelong Cat, Simon Hogan on his Career, Depression and BiPolar
Mar 5 • 91 min
Welcome to a special edition of the JIMSCAST this week which is an episode of the authentic convos podcast, which is our hosts Joel Kleber’s new podcast. The episode features former AFL Player for the Geelong Cats, Simon Hogan who retired from the AFL in…
THE JIMSCAST - Why Do Small Businesses Fail?
Feb 23 • 26 min
Jim and Joel delve into why such a high rate of businesses fail within the first year and also discusses the pros of franchising and where it can also improve.…
THE JIMSCAST - Media Distrust
Feb 16 • 14 min
In this episode of The Jimscast, Jim and Joel discuss the increasing distrust in the media and how the media frames the news. ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— If you would like to watch the…
Growing Distrust - THE JIMSCAST
Feb 10 • 41 min
In this episode of The Jimscast, Jim and Joel discuss how Australia seems to have developed a distrust for technology and the elites in society. ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— If you would…
#ASKJIM 46 Replay
Jan 20 • 43 min
This is the audio from the first #ASKJIM session of 2020. Be sure to check out the Jim’s Group Facebook page every Wednesday at 7pm.
THE JIMSCAST - Australian Bushfires
Jan 8 • 32 min
Jim and Joel discuss the current Australian Bushfire Crisis and how we can prevent future disasters occurring. New JIMSCAST episode is up now with Jim Penman on various platforms, you can also view Jim’s audiobook list at…
#ASKJIM 23
Dec 9, 2019 • 65 min
An audio replay of the TWENTY-THIRD #ASKJIM Facebook Live Q & A with the founder and CEO of the Jim’s Group, Jim Penman and Joel Kleber. #ASKJIM is on WEDNESDAY nights at 7 PM AEST via the Jim’s Group - Head Office Facebook Page. To learn more about Jim’s…
#ASKJIM 21
Dec 9, 2019 • 84 min
An audio replay of the TWENTY FIRST #ASKJIM Facebook Live Q & A with the founder and CEO of the Jim’s Group, Jim Penman and Joel Kleber. #ASKJIM is on WEDNESDAY nights at 7 PM AEST via the Jim’s Group - Head Office Facebook Page. To learn more about Jim’s…
Sam Robertson speaks to Joel Kleber about Local Area Marketing
Nov 24, 2019 • 30 min
Sam Robertson is one of our Jim’s HQ new franchisee trainers on the subject of local area marketing. Sam shares some tips and advice on local area marketing and also his story about coming into the Jim’s family. If you do come and experience the 3-day…
Jim Penman and Joel Kleber on Jim’s biggest passion in life, treatments, history and his view on where the world is heading.
Nov 17, 2019 • 24 min
Jim Penman the founder and CEO of the Jim’s Group, chats to Joel Kleber about his biggest passion in life, research, treatments, history and his view on where the world is heading. If you have any subjects that you would like Jim to discuss, you can…
Fitness, Diet, Cold Showers and Slow Walkers?
Nov 11, 2019 • 20 min
Jim and Joel discuss Jim’s personal fitness routine, diet, cold showers and his frustration with slow walkers! Make sure you SUBSCRIBE to the podcast and leave us a rating/review where possible. If you would like to watch the video version head over to…
THE JIMSCAST - Do You Need University?
Nov 3, 2019 • 22 min
Jim and Joel discuss whether going to university is as essential as everyone says it is. What do you think? Let us know in the comments below. New JIMSCAST episode is up now with Jim Penman on various platforms, you can also view Jim’s audiobook list at…
The JIMSCAST - Jim’s Book List
Oct 28, 2019 • 27 min
Many CEO’s a well known for their large reading list that they will have on the go, Jim Penman, founder and CEO of the Jim’s group is no different. In this episode of the JIMSCAST Jim and Joel discuss the books Jim has been reading a why. If you would…
The JIMSCAST - Why Jim has so many kids
Oct 21, 2019 • 15 min
In this episode of THE JIMSCAST Jim and Joel talk about why Jim has 10 kids. If you would like to watch the video version head over to the Jim’s Group channel where we have created a ‘Jimscast’ video playlist. If you have any subjects that you would like…
The Jimscast - JIM TALKS ABOUT HIS FAITH
Oct 14, 2019 • 44 min
In this episode of THE JIMSCAST Jim and Joel talk about the importance of Jim’s faith and whether or not faith is still relevant in today’s society If you would like to watch the video version head over to the Jim’s Group channel where we have created a…
The Jimscast - Reducing the Gap
Oct 6, 2019 • 20 min
In this episode of The Jimscast Jim and Joel talk about the steps that need to be taken to reduce the gap between the rich and poor in society and why it is so important to do so. If you would like to watch the video version head over to the Jim’s Group…
The Jimscast - Jim on Global Warming
Sep 29, 2019 • 30 min
In this episode of The Jimscast Jim and Joel talk about the dire need for change to stop the effects of Global Warming. Jim discusses further the things he does personally and on a business level to do his part; as well as what we as a society need to be…
Jim Penman on the topic of happiness and things you can do to improve your level of happiness?
Sep 16, 2019 • 34 min
Is Jim Penman happy? Joel Kleber asks Jim the question which then turns into a whole discussion about the topics of happiness and being grateful. Jim talks also provides great advice about what actually contributes your level of happiness and provides…
Jim Penman on what is wrong with franchising and how he would fix it.
Sep 16, 2019 • 36 min
Jim Penman, CEO and Founder of the Jim’s Group tells us his thoughts about what is wrong with the franchising industry and how he would fix it. This is our first dedicated podcast show with Jim Penman and Joel Kleber, if you would like to watch the video…
#ASKJIM Q & A episode 19 with Jim Penman, Li Penman and Joel Kleber
Sep 13, 2019 • 75 min
An audio replay of the EIGHTEENTH #ASKJIM Facebook Live Q & A with the founder and CEO of the Jim’s Group, Jim Penman, Li Penman and Joel Kleber. We do an introduction with the Facebook live session and run through some items beforehand, so if you want to…
#ASKJIM Q & A episode 18 with Jim Penman, Archie Hood and Joel Kleber
Sep 13, 2019 • 87 min
An audio replay of the SEVENTEETH #ASKJIM Facebook Live Q & A with the founder and CEO of the Jim’s Group, Jim Penman, Archie Hood and Joel Kleber. Archie Hood is a divisional manager and regional franchisor for multiple divisions ranging from Handyman…
#ASKJIM Q & A episode 17 with Jim Penman, Haydar Hussein and Joel Kleber
Sep 2, 2019 • 70 min
An audio replay of the SIXTEENTH #ASKJIM Facebook Live Q & A with the founder and CEO of the Jim’s Group, Jim Penman, Haydar Hussein (Jim’s Cleaning Group Founder) and Joel Kleber. Big thanks to Mike Davenport (Jim’s National Training Manager) who…
#ASKJIM Q & A episode 16 with Jim Penman, Stuart Rainbow and Joel Kleber
Sep 2, 2019 • 77 min
An audio replay of the FIFTHTEENTH #ASKJIM Facebook Live Q & A with the founder and CEO of the Jim’s Group, Jim Penman, Joel Kleber and Stuart Rainbow. We do an introduction with the Facebook live session and run through some of the logocomp designs…
#ASKJIM Q & A episode 15 with Jim Penman and Joel Kleber
Aug 27, 2019 • 67 min
An audio replay of the FOURTEENTH #ASKJIM Facebook Live Q & A with the founder and CEO of the Jim’s Group, Jim Penman and Joel Kleber. We do an introduction with the Facebook live session and run through some items beforehand, so if you want to jump…
#ASKJIM Q & A episode 14 with Jim Penman and Joel Kleber
Aug 27, 2019 • 58 min
An audio replay of the THIRTEENTH #ASKJIM Facebook Live Q & A with the founder and CEO of the Jim’s Group, Jim Penman and Joel Kleber. We do an introduction with the Facebook live session and run through some items beforehand, so if you want to jump…
#ASKJIM Q & A episode 13 with Jim Penman, Joel Kleber, Haydar Hussein and Ali Olmez
Aug 22, 2019 • 71 min
An audio replay of the 26th #ASKJIM Facebook Live Q & A with the founder and CEO of the Jim’s Group, Jim Penman and Joel Kleber. Our guests this week were Haydar Hussein, who is the founder and divisional owner of the Jim’s Cleaning Group. Ali Olmez, who…
#ASKJIM Q & A episode 12 with Jim Penman and Joel Kleber
Aug 22, 2019 • 60 min
An audio replay of the TWELTH #ASKJIM Facebook Live Q & A with the founder and CEO of the Jim’s Group, Jim Penman and Joel Kleber. Jim answers a large number of view questions on this edition from customers, franchisees and franchisors. As always lots of…
#ASKJIM Q & A episode 11 with Jim Penman and Joel Kleber
Aug 12, 2019 • 45 min
An audio replay of the ELEVENTH #ASKJIM Facebook Live Q & A with the founder and CEO of the Jim’s Group, Jim Penman and Joel Kleber. Jim answers a large number of view questions on this edition from customers, franchisees and franchisors. As always lots…
#ASKJIM Q & A episode 10 with Jim Penman and Joel Kleber
Aug 12, 2019 • 53 min
An audio replay of the tenth #ASKJIM Facebook Live Q & A with the founder and CEO of the Jim’s Group, Jim Penman. This week was the one where we announced the #JIMSLOGOCOMP which was a meme competition. You can create you’re own meme still via…
#ASKJIM Q & A episode 9 with Jim Penman and Joel Kleber
Aug 5, 2019 • 48 min
An audio replay of the NINTH #ASKJIM Facebook Live Q & A with the founder and CEO of the Jim’s Group, Jim Penman. Jim answers a large number of viewer questions on this edition from customers, franchise owners and franchisors. To learn more about Jim’s…
#ASKJIM Q & A episode 8 with Jim Penman and Joel Kleber
Aug 5, 2019 • 50 min
An audio replay of the eight #ASKJIM Facebook Live Q & A with the founder and CEO of the Jim’s Group, Jim Penman. Jim answers a large number of viewer questions on this edition from customers, franchise owners and franchisors. He also reveals some damming…
#ASKJIM Q & A episode 7 with Jim Penman and Joel Kleber
Jul 30, 2019 • 47 min
Here is the audio replay of the seventh #ASKJIM Facebook Live Q & A with the founder and CEO of the Jim’s Group, Jim Penman. Jim answers a large number of viewer questions on this edition from customers, franchise owners and franchisors. To learn more…
#ASKJIM Q & A episode 6 with Jim Penman and Joel Kleber
Jul 29, 2019 • 35 min
Here is the audio replay of sixth #ASKJIM Facebook Live Q & A with the founder and CEO of the Jim’s Group, Jim Penman. Jim answers a large number of viewer questions on this episode and some the areas covered include; Safety nets for business. Jim’s work…
#ASKJIM Q & A episode 5 with Jim Penman and Joel Kleber
Jul 23, 2019 • 42 min
Here is the audio replay of the fourth #ASKJIM Facebook Live Q & A with the founder and CEO of the Jim’s Group. As you can tell from the audio, we were still very raw and finding our feet a little with these sessions again. This one was the week when…
Jim’s Ethos presented by CEO and Founder Jim Penman of the Jim’s Group
Jul 15, 2019 • 117 min
For the first-time we have made available the 2-hour Jim’s Ethos session that the founder and CEO of the Jim’s Group gives during our 3-day generic training. It’s an inspiring session and instils the values of the Jim’s Group into our new franchisees…
Interview with Paul Commerford - Inventor, CEO and Founder of Jim’s Building Inspections
Jul 9, 2019 • 59 min
Paul Commerford is an inventor, CEO and Founder of JIm’s Building Inspections which has more than 100 building inspectors in Australia & New Zealand. Paul tells us about his journey, how he tested the brand in the market, his invention plus a lot of great…
#ASKJIM Q & A episode 4 with Jim Penman, Catherine Moolenschot and Joel Kleber
Jul 2, 2019 • 86 min
Here is the #ASKJIM audio from one of the best Facebook live Q & A’s we have done with Jim about ‘Jim’s Book’. Lot’s of ground was covered and you will even learn about Jim’s first nightclub experience. We apologise for the audio issues, however they…
Interview with Ali Olmez - CEO of the Jim’s Cleaning Group
Jul 2, 2019 • 45 min
Ali Olmez is the CEO of the Jim’s Cleaning Group, which has more than 820 franchise owners, which makes it the largest cleaning franchise in Australia. Ali, in this interview, tells us about his journey from being a supermarket manager, to running a…
Interview with Haydar Hussein - Founder of the Jim’s Cleaning Group
Jul 1, 2019 • 47 min
Haydar Hussein is the founder of the Jim’s Cleaning Group, which has more than 820 franchise owners, which makes it the largest cleaning franchise in Australia. Haydar has also developed his own environmentally friendly cleaning products from scratch as…
Interview with Sharon Connell - Divisional Franchisor of Jim’s Dog Wash & Grooming
Jun 24, 2019 • 50 min
Sharon Connell is one of the most mentioned Franchisor’s by Jim on our weekly #ASKJIM FB Live Q & A sessions, and when you listen to her story, you will know why. Sharon is the owner of the Jim’s Dog Wash & Grooming division which she has grown to now be…
#ASKJIM Q & A episode 3 with Jim Penman and Joel Kleber
Jun 17, 2019 • 39 min
Here is the audio replay of the third #ASKJIM Facebook Live Q & A with the founder and CEO of the Jim’s Group. If you are a first-time listener, Jim Penman is the face behind the Southern Hemispheres largest franchise the Jim’s Group which has more than…
#ASKJIM Q & A episode 2 with Jim Penman and Joel Kleber
Jun 3, 2019 • 34 min
Here is the audio replay of the second #ASKJIM Facebook Live Q & A with the founder and CEO of the Jim’s Group. If you are a first-time listener, Jim Penman is the face behind the Southern Hemispheres largest franchise the Jim’s Group which has more than…
The Very First JIMSCAST #ASKJIM episode 1 with Jim Penman and Joel Kleber
May 23, 2019 • 47 min
Here is the replay of the very first #ASKJIM Facebook Live Q & A that we did with Jim Penman. If you don’t know Jim, he is the CEO and Founder of Jim’s Mowing which turned into the Jim’s Group and has more than 3,800 franchisees and a yearly turnover of…