1 big thing: Companies fight meeting madness

The average executive in the U.S. spends 23 hours a week in meetings, up from 10 hours in the 1960s…

Why it matters: We’re over-scheduled. Hours spent in meetings — many of which could be shortened or canceled entirely — are leaving little time to be productive and creative.”

This summary originated from a story produced by Mike Allen, Erica Pandey & Jim VandeHei for Axios.