It shouldn’t. Edit your life. Edit your Slack channels.
You may want to chime in on chat or Slack at any time of the day, like late at night. Choose not to, and lead a better life, build a better company.
Slack is a fantastic tool. It allows always-on group chat in this spirit of Hipchat or Campfire or your friends’ group text thread that just won’t end. You can create channels, public or private, to suit your purpose. You can gather communities together to talk about specific things. Slack can become an invaluable source of communication and information for you and your teams. Without a bit of management and care, however, it can become a burden that distracts you from the essence of your work.