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Clarity - Do you always start your answer to a question with ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ first, then give your opinion?
  v2.0 Posted at 18/12/2018 10:28 AM by Tiago Araujo
Always start your answer to a question with ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ first, then follow that with your opinion.​

Adam: Did you deploy that bug fix?
George: We deployed 3 times yesterday and one of the deployments took ages and so we optimized the Azure DevOps pipeline, so now a database change has gone from 35 minutes to just 2 minutes to deploy. We’ll get all the remaining items resolved in the next few days.

Bad example - We have to infer the answer... if it is there at all!

Adam: Did you deploy that bug fix?
George: No, as we had issues, but well get that one done after lunch today.
FYI we deployed 3 times yesterday and one of the deployments took ages and so we optimized the Azure DevOps pipeline, so now a database change has gone from 35 minutes to just 2 minutes to deploy. We’ll get all the remaining items resolved in the next few days.

Good example - the question is answered clearly in the start​​​​​

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