Birds Flying in formation
By Flying in formation, the whole flock can fly 71% further than if each bird flew alone. When a goose flaps its wings, it creates an updraft for the goose that follows. That is one example of the way synergy works.
Shunners are afraid, sometimes even scared to death of difference. It disturbs them that someone may have a different skin color, worship a different god, or wear a different brand of jeans than they do.
Tolerators believe that everyone has the right to be different. They don't shun diversity, but don't embrace it either.
Celebrators value differences. They see them as an advantage, not a weakness. They've learned that two people who think differently can achieve more than two people who think alike.
RoadBLOCKS TO CELEBRATING DIFFERENCES
Although there are many, three of the largest roadblocks to synergy are ignorance, cliques,and prejudice.
Define the problem or opportunity
Seek first to understand the ideas of others
Seek to be understood by sharing your ideas
create new options and ideas
Find the best solution.