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Synergia derives from the Greek word συνέργεια, meaning “working together”. In business, it means that teamwork gives a better result than the work of each member of the group individually. Synergy is a relationship whereby the resulting effect is different or greater than the sum of the individual effort. According to Stephen Covey, “Synergy is the creation of a third opportunity – to act not in my own way, not in your way, but in a third way that is better than what each of us individually would offer. It is the result of mutual respect – to understand and use the difference of the other person in solving problems and in seeking solutions. Synergistic teams and families rely on the strong features of the individual and thus the whole becomes larger than the sum of the individual parts.”