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During Process Walks, sometimes I find myself asking lots of questions to pull more information from the interviewee to understand the details of each step. How do I keep the interviewee from feeling defensive? Good for you! Delivery is key. Remember, take the approach of a student. Ask respectfully and acknowledge their expertise! Say Thanks!…
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Tracy O'Rourke

Tracy is a Master Black Belt at, the co-author of The Problem-Solver’s Toolkit and co-host of the Just-in-Time Cafe. She is also a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Instructor at UC San Diego and teaches in San Diego State University’s Lean Enterprise Program. For almost 20 years, she has helped leading organizations like Washington State, Charles Schwab and GE build problem-solving muscles.