Very interesting article about “the problems with real-time-all-the-time communication,” and the value of “asynchronous communication,” which is when you send a message without expecting an immediate response. “This trend toward near-constant communication means that the average knowledge worker must organize their workday around multiple meetings, with the time in between spent doing their work half-distractedly with one eye on email and Slack.”

Read on about the productivity issues that may come with real-time, team messaging apps.

Asynchronous Communication: The Real Reason Remote Workers Are More Productive