The human race is living in the Cambrian Explosion of Innovation. Products, collaborations, and company structures look very different today than they did even fifty short years ago. The digital age has removed barriers to success that once faced start-ups. But forgetting the biological and social characteristics that make our species effective could be detrimental toward realizing company goals. In this time of unprecedented online connections, it is worth remembering that, offline relationships, are where innovation really happens.