Learn new skills while giving back.
Too often people separate their work lives from the rest of their lives. However, one of the many bridges between work and nonwork activities is volunteering.
Both of us learned the importance of volunteering from our parents, who were and are involved in many community activities. And we both wanted to model it for our kids when we became parents so they would also know the importance of volunteering.
While we didn't realize it when we were young, the pow