More than 200,000 Americans have served in the Peace Corps since its founding in 1961. Volunteering in the Corps often means sacrificing time and effort for the benefit of others. From recognizing a latent love of country, to discovering a belief in “less,” these essayists remind us that time spent in the service of others can offer valuable life lessons in return.
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This week’s essayBill Reinert has been in the position of both giving and receiving customer service. He now believes that making the effort to serve the people in our lives the best that we can is a rewarding practice, whether in business or at home. Listen to him read his essay here.