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Julia Hobsbawm has defined modern knowledge networking and created a system to teach individuals and organisations how to successfully navigate the Age of Overload: the system of Social Health. She is the world's first professor in Networking, having been made Honorary Visiting Professor by London's Cass Business School and has thirty years of experience at a senior level consulting for business.
A decade ago 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).
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.
She is the author of several books and articles covering Social Health, networks, communication, women in business, the media and the future of the workplace. She has written and presented the 5 part BBC Radio 4 series "Networking Nation" and the new 'Six Degrees of Connection' for BBC Radio 4. A regular in the London Evening Standard list of London's 1,000 most influential people, she entered the City AM newspaper List of top 100 Entrepreneurs for the first time in June 2015. Her new book, 'Fully Connected: How to Survive and Thrive in the Age of Overload' will be published by Bloomsbury in 2017. She was awarded an OBE for Services to Business in the Queen's Birthday Honours list in June 2015.
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, Diversity of ideas in the workplace over and above Gender, LBGT, BAME ; and entrepreneurialism. Keynotes, speeches, panel appearances and presentations 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 2015, 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; Tina Brown's Women in the World conference.
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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
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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: email@example.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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Julia Hobsbawm founded the 'knowledge networking' business www.editorialintelligence.com and consults, writes, teaches, talks and blogs on a number of topics including entrepreneurship, networking, women in business, worklife balance, business productivity and the subject she has defined on modern knowledge networking - Social Health. She is the world's first professor of Networking, having been made Honorary Visiting Professor by London's Cass Business School. She is the author of several books and articles covering communication, business, the media and the future of the workplace. She has written and presented the 5 part BBC Radio 4 series "Networking Nation" A regular in the London Evening Standard list of London's 1,000 most influential people, she entered the City AM newspaper List of top 100 Entrepreneurs for the first time in June 2015. Her new book, 'Fully Connected' will be published by Bloomsbury in 2017. She was awarded an OBE for Services to Business in the Queen's Birthday Honours list in June 2015. She has written a new BBC Radio 4 programme on networks which will be broadcast in February 2016.