Synergy is when 1 + 1 = 3 or more. You may be asking yourself if I have lost it by now. Give me a few minutes and I will explain how this is.
The American Heritage Dictionary defines synergy as - – The interaction of two or more agents or forces so that their combined effect is greater than the sum of their individual effects.
So what does this have to do with Coaching? That is easy. When you enter into a coaching relationship with the right coach, you form a Synergistic relationship. By yourself there is only so much you can accomplish; maybe you’re lacking some knowledge, some motivation, some experience, etc. When you collaborate with a coach you combine all that you have to offer plus what the coach has to offer, and the result is something fantastic — SUCCESS!
Below is a Venn diagram giving you a visual picture of what I am talking about.