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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!

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Thursday, July 19, 2012

Stop Congress from Slashing Programs that Save Rhinos, Tigers and Elephants


Stop Congress from Slashing Species-Saving Programs

Be the voice for rhinos and tigers.

Tell Congress that our planet’s most at-risk wildlife can’t afford to be left defenseless.

Take Action

Dear Jean,

In a shortsighted attempt to cut the federal budget, the House of Representatives is poised to slash funding--by more than half--for government programs that help save rhinos, tigers, elephants, great apes and marine turtles. These severe cuts would make it even more challenging than it already is to prevent these incredible animals from being driven to extinction.

The numbers alone drive home the dire need for this funding. Rhino poaching in South Africa has increased 3,000 percent in just five years. More than 200 elephants were massacred in Cameroon this past winter by heavily armed gangs of ivory poachers. And now, some in Congress are pushing to cut programs to save these animals by more than 50 percent.

All of these numbers are moving in the wrong direction.

The Multinational Species Conservation Fund (MSCF) currently receives less than $10 million a year to support species-saving efforts across the globe. Despite these limited resources, the program has achieved major successes. Supported by the MSCF, WWF helped eliminate rhino poaching in protected areas in Nepal in 2011, dramatically reduced poaching of marine turtle nests in Costa Rica, and generated jobs and income for communities in Central Africa through gorilla-based tourism.

It is up to your members of Congress to ensure that these programs continue. Make sure they understand that our planet’s most at-risk wildlife can’t afford to be left defenseless.
Thank you for everything you do to support conservation.

Ginette Hemley
Ginette Hemley
Senior Vice President
Conservation Strategy and Science
World Wildlife Fund
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