Today's two-part reading takes the once-common practice of communal barn-raising where everyone in a community worked together to benefit a single farm family. Given the right task, good planning and organization you may find a community approach gets the right result and has the benefit of generating new relationships that represent a real added value.
You'll find the two pieces at, http://www.ChacoCanyon.com/pointlookout/060802.shtml and http://www.ChacoCanyon.com/pointlookout/060809.shtml.
(They are from Rick Brenner of Chaco Canyon Consulting.)
Have a great week.. . . . . jim