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Jean Robb

Volunteer your remarketable gifts and become more marketable!

Volunteer and Market Yourself…Remarkably

“Remarkable Marketable Mehelps you share your remarkable gifts volunteering, making you more marketable along the way.

By Jean Robb

I didn’t have the best childhood. We didn’t have much, so if you needed something you had to find a way to get it. I started working at 11 years old selling candy door to door. I know very scary right, but at 11 years old all I knew was I had to sell a certain amount of candy before I could go home. When I knocked on a door, out came my foot and I didn’t move it until you bought a box of candy. The skills I learned from my difficult childhood, (my lemons) really became a blessing (my lemonade).

I learned at a really young age that persistence will open many doors. As an adult I have walked out on a stage with a tiger after Zig Ziglar and talked to over 2,000 people about overcoming their fears. I know you must be thinking…a tiger? I have volunteered for over 15 years with big cat sanctuaries and have learned you can do something you really love while helping others in remarkable ways. In today’s economy you hear lots of people say they can’t find a job. So what happens?

The longer you’re out of work, you start to lose your contacts. You’re not keeping up with the day-to-day changes in your trade. You’re simply out of the loop. The longer you’re in this position the more the fear sets in. What if I can’t find a job? I have so much to offer, how do I get someone to talk to me? Well as you can see, fear can really take a hold of you, it makes you feel like a deer in the headlights. How do you overcome these things?

First off, STOP listening to the FEAR and STOP making EXCUSES. Look, I’ve made many of the same excuses when I’ve let fear be a part of my life. I now realize that the answer to overcoming the fear is to replace it with remarkable things you can be proud of. Instead of asking why would anyone want to hire me, ask yourself why not me?

After volunteering you could say. Look at the change I’ve made in the lives of others. Look what I’ve learned along the way. Look at the skills I’ve been taught while helping others. Look at the great people I’ve met. They’ve seen first hand the type of passion I put into any job I take on. So how will this work? I have made a commitment to bring you a volunteering opportunity at least once a week. The process of volunteering can be more complicated than people may think.

Email me your news. I have included in each story all the information I received and the direct contacts to make it really easy for you to get your foot in the door.Network, Network, Network” See how you can use that experience to build your resume. Most of all how did you feel about helping others today.

My goal is to get you to share with all of us your experience. Think about how much we can learn from each other. Please email me your pictures and story to so I can post them each day. I will add the trademarks, video and links for you.

Jean Robb is a real estate agent in the Dallas – Fort Worth area who is committed to promoting the importance of volunteering for your community.We have the infrastructure in place with the best real estate team in North Texas, and the process for you and I, together can “give back” to those in need without costing you an extra dime. It’s a win/win for both of us. When you contact me, just mention this page and I'll donate 5% of my commission to any non-profit you want to help!

After reading the above information ask yourself “why would I choose any other realtor”?

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Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Update on Tarra and Bella........Tarra an 8700 lb elephant and her friend Bella the dog

I have had a really great response for the story Of Tarra and Belle.
With the holidays coming I thought you may want to consider getting 
the story book for your kids.

This is such a great example of what we all should be!

 This is one of those books I feel every child should have. It's truly one of the most heartwarming stories I've ever read. Maybe you've seen the video clips (if not, see the video below) of Tarra, the 8,700 lb. Asian elephant, and Bella, the dog who is Tarra's best friend.

Every elephant who arrives at the Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee searches out that special someone to spend most of their time with. Winkie and Sissy quickly became best buds. Same with Dulary and Misty. But Tarra never found a best friend—until Bella came into her life, and then it was ''BFF'' at first sight.

With brilliant photography and well-written text, this book chronicles the amazing relationship of these two very different animals. The most heartwarming part of the book is when Bella is found lying in a shallow ditch, unable to walk due to a spinal cord injury. Tarra never left her side.

When Bella was taken to the sanctuary office to heal, Tarra just stood outside, waiting for her friend to get better. And get better, she did! When they were reunited, Tarra gently petted Bella with the tip of her trunk (Can you stand it???).

Please get this book to share with your children. We have much to learn about relationships from these two creatures who look beyond their immense differences and just love each other. Sigh.

to see the video again or purchase the book.

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