Too often it feels like we see leaders of companies give rote, canned answers that it almost feels as if questions aren’t even worth asking. This is not only true in public settings, but also in more private ones as well. Some of it is certainly chalked up to not wanting to reveal something one shouldn’t — or, at least in public, saying something one shouldn’t. But it also strikes me as sometimes coming down to a lack of command of the material. It’s not only hard to give an interesting answer to a question if you don’t know the actual answer, it’s impossible.