Friday, January 2, 2015

Word of the year for 2015

"Synergy is the creation of a whole that is greater than the simple sum of its parts. The term synergy comes from the Attic Greek word συνεργία synergia (confer Koine Greek: συνέργεια synergeia) from synergos, συνεργός, meaning "working together"." -Synergy

synergy
[sin-er-jee]
noun, plural synergies.


1.  the interaction of elements that when combined produce a total effect that is greater than the sum of the individual elements, contributions, etc.; synergism...
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“Synergy is the creation of a whole that is greater than the sum of its parts.“
—Ray French, Charlotte Rayner, Gary Rees, Sally Rumbles, et al., Organizational Behaviour (2008)
“A designed beauty of synergy is that it serves only to add, never subtract.“
—Barb Rententbach, Synergy (2009)
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Origin of SYNERGY

New Latin synergia, from Greek synergos working together
First Known Use: 1660
 
I am thinking Synergy is the perfect word for me this year.  Harmonious Synergy. Quilting is Synergy because the whole quilt is greater than all the little pieces used to put it together.

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