GA 312 | Practicing Kata in Secret with Tracy Defoe


This episode features Tracy Defoe. Ron and Tracy discussed why people practice Toyota Kata and continuous improvement in secret, and why it’s problematic.

In this episode you’ll learn: 

The quote that inspires Tracy (3:46)
Tracy’s background (5:27)
About practicing kata in secret (9:28)
The root cause (16:24)
The role of compassion (20:25)
The way to learn kata (23:02)
The pride and ego in continuous improvement (26:06)
The DIY side (28:22)
About the kata dojo (30:03)
Tracy’s advice on participating (35:54)

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