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Zoom Effectively: Discover Ways to Lead Inclusive Meetings and Participate Productively

Hone your skills as an effective Zoom facilitator or participant and make your meetings better
Thursday, March 12, 2020

With an increasing number of Stanford employees working remotely (due to the COVID-19 health concern), there’s an increasing use of online collaboration tools such as Zoom to meet with colleagues and get our work done. To help you put your best face forward, we've created these two videos to give you tips as a Zoom facilitator and participant.

Lead Productive and Inclusive Zoom Meetings

If you find yourself organizing and leading meetings with Zoom participants for the first time, or with growing frequency, it’s important you take thoughtful steps to plan and conduct the meetings to ensure participants — regardless of their location — are engaged and included. Consider these six ways to lead productive and inclusive Zoom meetings.

Engage as an effective Zoom participant

If you’re not used to participating in Zoom meetings, feeling connected and engaged during them may prove challenging. To ensure you “show up” in Zoom meetings as you do in person, consider these seven ways to boost your presence and engagement during video conferences.

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