(businessinsider.com) – Your fourth hour-long meeting of the day may have convinced you that all meetings are useless and hopelessly, irrevocably boring.

Not so, says Jon Petz in his recently published Boring Meetings Suck. In his world, meetings are productive events at which information is shared, perspective is offered and everyone emerges better for having been there. They are also quick and even rare.

Find out if the fantasy he describes could be your reality.