Slacking Well

  1. From you to others, which requires etiquette.
  2. From others to you, which requires control.
  3. From you to you, which requires knowledge.

Etiquette: from you to others

Direct Message

@-mention

@here

@channel

Reminders

Control: from others to you

Global notification settings

  • All activity (… no, just no.)
  • DMs and highlight words (recommended by Slack and by me)
  • Nothing (“polling” mode)

Channel notification settings

Snooze Notifications

The Ultimate Mute

Knowledge: from you to you

Quick Switcher

Chatting with yourself

Pinned Messages

Reminders

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Life enthusiast. I love people, technology, DR Congo, and @malemberise . Nayebi Lingala. Compute Platform Engineering Manager at @Netflix

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Aaron Lerch

Aaron Lerch

Life enthusiast. I love people, technology, DR Congo, and @malemberise . Nayebi Lingala. Compute Platform Engineering Manager at @Netflix