While arguments can be made for the downside to the emphasis on immediacy and information constantly being thrown at us from all different directions, there is a place where the upside is huge and the downside is miniscule. That place is your factory.
If you manage or work in a factory, it’s likely that one of the things that keeps you up at night is the existence of bottlenecks in your production line. Do not feel alone...
Now consider the average factory worker who spends hours a day grinding on the shop-floor. Is he aware of your targets, projections and goals? Does she understand what your company hopes to achieve in the coming year?
Consider your own factory - can you think of things you have noticed that may be evidence of a hidden factory?