If you find that you cannot keep up with the most productive version of yourself all the time, you probably have bad habits that are killing your effectiveness. Although considered natural, these habits decrease your mental performance and disrupt your productivity.
We adopted Slack a few years back when we moved away from Hipchat. Slack was the shiny new rising star of team communication, and we wanted in. The UI was excellent, and just like most tech teams, we ditched the old and hopped onto the shiny new bandwagon.