Podcast: Ep#109 Winning The Franchise Lottery (ft. Meesha Watson, Franchisor for Jim’s Fencing Southern Perth WA)


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Meesha Watson, Regional Franchisor for Jim’s Fencing

Today on Eden Exchanges, we spoke to Meesha Watson, Franchisor for Jim’s Fencing in the Perth region south of the river in WA.

Meesha discusses how she and her husband Dean started their journey with Jim’s Fencing through a stroke of good luck, how they’re working to assist all their franchisees succeed with their businesses and how they’re experiencing better work-life balance after making the decision to grow with the franchise.

Discussion Points

  • Background
    How winning the lottery gave them the nudge to make the decision
  • Career change
    Meesha’s change from a corporate role as well as Dean’s change from the mining industry
  • Taking the leap
    Moving from secure, fixed income to more than they could imagine
  • Jim’s development
    Meesha’s and Dean’s 15 years in business and the changes they’ve been through with the business
  • Flexibility
    Being able to put family and kids first
  • Part of a team
    In business by yourself but part of a strong team
  • Balance in the business
    Dean does the fences, Meesha knows all about admin and organising
  • Award winning team
    Working to see their franchisees succeed
  • Support and training 
    8 weeks paid training and ongoing support
  • Clients
    Mostly residential but opportunities within the commercial industry
  • Get in touch
    How to contact Meesha and Dean about the opportunities and how to enquire.

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About Jim’s Fencing 

Looking for a new challenge and want to become your own boss? Nothing can be more rewarding than owning your own franchise business with Jim’s. We will provide you with equipment, full training and ongoing support to help you with your journey to success.

Jim’s Fencing was set up 20 years ago as an extension of the Jim’s Group, the largest and best-known home services business in Australia that now has branches in Canada, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Coupled with your pride in quality workmanship and service, you can achieve direct rewards for the effort you expend in your own business. A Jim’s Fencing franchise is a fantastic opportunity to run a business, with the support of an organisation that offers a rewarding lifestyle and excellent financial gain.

With over 3,700 franchisees across Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the UK, the Jim’s Group is a recognised and trusted brand. Our franchisees enjoy the flexibility, lifestyle, income and ability to control their own time with their business.

If you’re interested to find out more or are thinking about becoming a Franchisee with Jim’s Fencing, speak to us today to discuss how the Jim’s family could be right for you. Jim’ Fencing are there to help you succeed, call 131 546 today or fill in our enquiry form.