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Do you mind sharing advice for preventing slack from taking over your days and nights? I’m struggling to get any real work done (during work) because I feel like slack has turned me into a call center or something.

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Easy. Just slack off.

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Put it on do not disturb mode when you need to focus. People will understand.

Then limit to checking in on the hour or whatever works.

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Keep it off your personal phone, so that you aren’t tempted to check it during your off hours. You’re also welcome to keep the app closed during the day. It does have a status marker, so people will know you’re not online.

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Mute all channels except the ones directly relevant to what you're currently working on.

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Is it possible to only have slack on your phone or tablet? And keep it off the computer you’re actually doing work on? That way you can silence the phone or tablet when you’re trying to focus

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