Many of us go through the day without giving much thought to how we affect the people around us. But often, we have the opportunity to make a real impact on other people’s lives. It could be something as simple as making it easier to pay a bill, update an account, or fix a software problem. Or it could be as big as helping students learn English as a second language. So when Virna Waldron, a customer service team member at American Airlines, got an unusual request she dove right in, assembled a team, and sent much needed earbuds to an ESL class in Dallas.