coachingLeanLean HealthcareLean ManufacturingManufacturingpodcastProductivitySix Sigma

GA 395 | Implementing Tiered Huddles with Sarah Cook

By Jessica Bush Updated on October 27th, 2021

This week’s guest is Sarah Cook. Sarah broke down the concept of tiered huddles, why they’re worth doing, and how to get started. Be sure to check out our Lean Daily Management series for more on this topic. An MP3 audio version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn: 

  • The quote that inspires Sarah (2:26)
  • Sarah’s background (3:17)
  • About tiered huddles (5:19)
  • Having multiple huddles (7:52)
  • What you need to do tiered huddles (10:20)
  • What boards are used (12:45)
  • The challenges they have faced (13:36)
  • Focusing on leading versus lagging indicators (15:56)
  • The benefits of tiered huddles (17:11)
  • What tips Sarah would give herself (20:59)
  • Getting started with huddles (23:18)
  • Sarah’s final words of wisdom (25:29)

Podcast Resources

What Do You Think?

Do you have any experience with tiered huddles? What are the benefits? Potential drawbacks?

Have something to say?

Leave your comment and let's talk!

Start your Lean & Six Sigma training today.