Communication is easy in a company of two. All you do is lean over and tap your partner on the shoulder. But the bigger your company gets, the more difficult it becomes to stay on top of who is doing what, which priority items are delegated to which divisions, who’s in control of which meeting, or who sent that pesky email. Ultimately if you don’t pay attention someone will end up in tears – and nobody likes a crying CEO. The communication spiral is tough to break out of, but there are some very simple tricks you can use to make your inbound communication simpler to deal with, and meetings less stressful.