You've all been there, no matter what kind of organization you work for.
The message comes via the PA, or email or text.
There will be a brief but important meeting of the (fill in the blank) team at 4:15.
My idea of a "brief meeting" is two minutes.
Forty-five minutes later, you'll be wondering what kind of wanker thought this would be a "brief" meeting.
And was it important?
What I'd like to hear just once; "there will be a lengthy but totally inconsequential meeting..."