Julia is a columnist for Strategy + Business Magazine and a contributor to The British Academy’s Future of the Corporation project. From 2007-2019 Julia sat on the board of The European Workforce Institute and wrote the report The APPlied Human at Work: The World of the Worker In the Digital Era for them which the World Economic Forum extracted in 2019.

Her book Fully Connected: Social Health in an Age of Overload was shortlisted for Management Book of the Year 2018 and Business Book of the Year 2018. Her new book, The Simplicity Principle will be published in April in the UK and US.


The Simplicity Principle

Julia’s new book The Simplicity Principle will be published in the UK and US in April 2020 by Kogan Page.

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'I thoroughly enjoyed Fully Connected. Amazing insights on a subject critical to modern working and living. I wholly endorse it, not just as a must-read but also as a much-needed compass to navigating the 21st century workplace'

Dambisa Moyo, Economist and Author

'Connectedness is the word of the moment, and Julia knows more about it than anyone I know'

Dylan Jones OBE, Editor, GQ

'Julia Hobsbawm is the unofficial UK Queen of Networking, but she understands that networking is about much more than lunches and parties. As a student of networks in history, I read Fully Connected with great pleasure and profit'

Niall Ferguson, senior fellow, the Hoover Institution, Stanford University

'Brimming with ideas and insights - fascinating, intriguing, thoughtful'

Lynda Gratton, Professor of Management Practice, London Business School

'I am buzzing about this book. Really outstanding'

William Eccleshare, President and CEO, Clear Channel International

'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 of 'Digital Vertigo' and 'The Internet is Not The Answer