Synergy is the word we often hear in the corporate meetings but seldom we experience it in the office environment. In the book “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change” the sixth habit is synergy and the author has explained how synergy works by many examples from the daily lives of various people.
In the book the author explains that often people misunderstand that synergy is something that is mystical and it’s not up to us to achieve it.
ILP(initial learning program) is a training program offered by TCS(Tata Consultancy Services) for all the freshers in the IT Industry who joined TCS as their first company. I had many wonderful experiences in ILP and it was one the best time of my life.
As the author explained about synergy I got to know that I also once have experienced synergy at the workplace and that too in my ILP. Though we were very new to software making processes at that time but the way we did all the work was really awesome and it was truly a synergistic experience. Too bad that I have never experienced it again in my corporate life after ILP, I believe too much professionalism of the colleagues got in a way since we started thinking too much about ourselves than the project.
The author shares that to create anything big we have to have synergy and also reveals how to achieve it systematically in any environment.