Book: No Office » Part 2 - What if there was no office? » Chapter 20 - Chat and Notifications [Draft]

Chapter 20 - Chat and Notifications

Don't let yourself get distracted. Avoid FOMO. Find bliss in asynchronous work.

Ease out with Chat and notifications

  • How to use chat wisely

  • Notifications are great!… until they’re not.

  • Don’t copy office interruptions

  • Give people space to breathe

  • Learn to work asynchronously

  • Don’t expect people to be responsive and react right there and then

  • One thing:

    • Cultivate a non-urgent environment where notifications help you but don’t make you distracted

    • Further reading?

      • Digital minimalism?

Next: Chapter 21 - Home setup

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