Jackie Waldman, author of The Courage to Give, recommends starting simple and small—you don't have to begin an organization, just try volunteering once a month. "If you can just put your own stuff aside for a moment—that's the courage."
Questions to Ask Yourself
Do I work best with people my own age, people younger or people older than myself?
Is there any specific issue that really interests me or that I feel strongly about?
When I lose track of time, what am I doing?
What do I love to do?
The one thing I know I do well is...
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Published on January 15, 2006
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