6 secrets to mastering Slack

Smarter communication isn’t magic. But with these tips, it’ll be hard to tell the difference

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Communication is the most important aspect of working on a team -- without it, there is no team. Slack is all about making that invaluable communication more efficient. Slack allows for public channels, private groups, and direct messaging, giving team members the options to communicate in the mode appropriate to the topic. Plus, the ability to join multiple teams makes it easy to switch between work, recreational, and topic-specific chats.

Slack is an extremely flexible chat app, but the endless possibilities make it hard to know where to start. The good news: You don’t have to dive all the way down the rabbit hole to get the most out of Slack. Follow these six tips to use Slack to maximum advantage, and build healthy Slack habits for better team communication.

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