• 'Julia Hobsbawm is the lynchpin of London social and professional sets'

    London Evening Standard, Progress 1000 Most Influential Londoners List

  • 'Julia Hobsbawm is the lynchpin of London social and professional sets'

    London Evening Standard, Progress 1000 Most Influential Londoners List

  • “Fully Connected” makes the Shortlist for Management Book of the Year 2018

  • Social Health.
    Modern Connectedness.
    Productivity in the Age of Overload.

  • 'Catalyst for Phenomenal Thinking'

    Winner, First Women Awards

  • Read Julia in the World Economic Forum's Agenda

  • 'London's finest salonniere'

    The Independent

  • 'Julia Hobsbawm is a captivating speaker'

    Edinburgh International Book Festival

  • 'My book of the moment and it should be yours'

    Matthew d’Ancona

  • 'Strong and convincing..Hobsbawm’s thoughtful exploration is refreshingly low on tech panic and high on insight'

    Publisher's Weekly

  • 'I read 'Fully Connected' with great pleasure and profit'

    Niall Ferguson, senior fellow, the Hoover Institution, Stanford University and also a Sunday Times columnist

  • 'Fully Connected is the most profound book about connectivity published this century. Hobsbawm nails it. She's the Marshall McLuhan of our always-on age'

    Andrew Keen, author, The Internet is Not the Answer

  • Read an extract from Fully Connected

  • Read Julia in the World Economic Forum's Agenda





London Evening Standard:

"Julia Hobsbawm is the lynchpin of London social and professional sets"

Progress 1000 Most Influential Londoners List

Management Book of the Year 2018:

“Fully Connected” makes the Shortlist for Management Book of the Year 2018

Interview with John Fugelsang on SirusXM (Audio), Aug 2017

Bob Barker on Linkedin:

How is your Social Health? Aug 2017


"Julia Hobsbawm is a captivating speaker"

Edinburgh International Book Festival, August 2017

Julia on Mentoring for Moving Ahead:

Watch "Actuarial Mentoring Programme (Project AMP)" on Vimeo

CKGSB Knowledge:

Networking 2.0 Series: Interview July 2017


Face-to-Face Connection in a Facebook World July 2017


London Evening Standard Comment Piece:

For sharing ideas and networking, a brief chat over coffee is still king, July 2017

Heat Street:

Is Society Cell-ing Its Soul? The Growing Connectivity Crisis, July 2017

6 steps to switch off and boost your social health this summer, July 2017

We need a new definition of health for our networked age, June 2017

'Fully Connected' - LATEST:

Monocle Radio 'Meet the Writers', June 2017

The Hippocratic Post, May 2017

Evening Standard, April 2017

Times Higher Education Supplement Book of the Week, March 2017

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Julia Hobsbawm has transformed the conversation about modern networking away from the idea of 'working a room' to one which is more about how we live and work today on networks. She has defined Social Health as the antidote to the Age of Overload for businesses, government, and the individual. The ideas in her new book about Social Health, (italic) Fully Connected has resulted in over 100 talks, interviews, presentations, extracts and reviews internationally in the four months since publication.

Julia Hobsbawm is Honorary Visiting Professor at London's Cass Business School and at England's University of Suffolk.

In 2005 she founded the successful 'knowledge networking' business www.editorialintelligence.com and the ideas conference www.namesnotnumbers.com and the UK Comment Awards (www.commentawards.com). In 2016 she launched www.networkingnations.eu as a response to Brexit.

Today Julia regularly consults, writes, teaches, and gives speeches and workshops on Social Health including its core components: How to manage Knowledge, Networks and Time.

In addition to her books, articles and speeches, Julia is a broadcaster. She has written and presented two series for BBC Radio 4 and regularly appears on television and radio networks and podcasts.

Julia was awarded an OBE for Services to Business in the Queen's Birthday Honours list in June 2015. A trustee of London's Jewish Museum, She is a Patron of The Facial Surgery Research Foundation and the Zoe Trust, and a Vice President of the Hay Festival.


Julia Hobsbawm speaks to corporate and public sector audiences alike about her key topics of Social Health, managing Knowledge, Networks and Time in the Age of Overload, Appearances include: Accenture; Barclays; EY; Foreign & Commonwealth Office; IKEA; INFORMA; Online Educa, Berlin; Speakers for Schools; SONY; WPP's Stream; WOW Festival; Geovation UK; Shell UK, Trendwatching Live, Management Today Live, Smart Business Show Dublin, CASE Europe Annual Conference, Good Day at Work Conference, 'The Next Billion' Quartz.com conference; Hay Festival; Bath Festival; Edinburgh International Festival; Full Circle in Brussels and The Drucker Forum in Vienna. She is a regular speaker for Women Ahead / Moving Ahead and recent audiences for them include 30% Club and the City's Institute of Actuaries.

Download: Calendar of Talks

Speaking enquiries: nathalie@thefullyconnected.com


Hampstead & Highgate Literary Festival, September 2017

Julia spoke to ITV’s Noreena Hertz about her new book Fully Connected.

Hay Festival, June 2017

Julia gave a talk on the answer to the Age of Overload.

TedX, April 2017

Julia gave a TedX talk on Social health: Surviving & thriving in an age of overload.

European Forum Alpbqch, August 2016

Julia spoke at European Forum Alpbqch in August 2016 with, left to right:- Charles Handy, Richard Straub of The Peter Drucker Society and writer Andrew Keen.

Woman's Hour Power List

Julia was a judge of the BBC's Woman's Hour Power List in 2016

Speaking enquiries: nathalie@thefullyconnected.com


Fully Connected:
Surviving & Thriving in an Age of Overload
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Fully Connected:
look ahead to working and networking in 2020
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The See-Saw
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The world of knowledge networking and Social Health and its impact on productivity, engagement and social mobility is just beginning to be understood. Professor Julia Hobsbawm OBE is at the forefront of the ideas and behaviour-based practices arising out of contemporary research in neuroscience, behavioural economics, management and leadership theory and social network analysis. She undertakes a limited amount of corporate and organisational consulting to develop stronger network systems, knowledge management flows and improved workplace practices around teams. For further information: julia@thefullyconnected.com


Julia Hobsbawm teaches courses and classes she has written and designed for audiences ranging from Executive MBAs to corporate students ranging from entry-level graduates to senior managers and Top Talent teams. She teaches through a number of academic institutions and on a directly commissioned basis by corporate clients.

Julia's programme 'Fully Connected' is a bespoke range of modules, practical programmes and can be given in tailored multimedia formats: Webinars, downloadable PDFs, or live classroom teaching and follow-up coaching all using her ideas and formats which integrate the latest research and thinking in neuroscience, behavioural economics, management, leadership, and social network analysis. Clients range from Cass Business School to Warwick Executive Leadership Programme. For further information: julia@thefullyconnected.com


Registered address: 41 Cheverton Road London N19 3BA

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Email: julia@thefullyconnected.com
Phone: 07967 813 975