A straightforward answer to is an archives tag for lorenweisman.com and part of a brand messaging strategist Loren Weisman quote.
any question is better than the redirecting and the misleading answers that some chose to share. When you take accountability and honor to heart, then answer with the truth, even if it is not something, some one wants to hear, it can help with trust and next steps in any situation.
“A straightforward answer to a straightforward question will move you that much more forward in this world, that much faster. And get things fixed, that much quicker.”
Take the road of honor. Answer with that same honor and then go into the details. It can build trust in a much better way than ducking, dodging and shifting around things you do not want to say.