Crucially, and most strikingly, meta-relationships always create space for and prioritise physical (in the same space) and face-to-face (both virtual and actual) interactions. High-performing collaborations appreciate that these interactions meet an instinctive human need for giving and gaining meaningful personal attention. This makes physical and face-to-face interactions highly valued and those that provide them highly appreciated. The appreciation partners feel for having their instinctive need for personal attention met encourages a virtuous relationship loop to form; those that make time for physical and face-to-face interactions inspire others to reciprocate. Eventually, a dynamic and energised interpersonal network is formed that adds significant commitment and enthusiasm to the act of collaborating and the achievement of shared goals.
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