Jackie Waldman
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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