Julia Hobsbawm Speaker

Julia Hobsbawm

Honorary Visiting Professor in Workplace Social Health at London’s Cass Business School and a columnist for PWC’s business publication Strategy + Business

Julia Hobsbawm: Biography highlights

Julia Hobsbawm is a writer, speaker and strategist who addresses Social Health and simplicity in a complex age, finding solutions for humans in the most challenging time in living memory. Her work has been featured by organisations and institutions ranging from the OECD and World Economic Forum and Global Drucker Forum and a wide range of global corporations.

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Julia Hobsbawm’s background

She is Honorary Visiting Professor in Workplace Social Health at London’s Cass Business School and a columnist for PWC’s business publication Strategy + Business. Her 2019 report on the Future of Work for The European Workforce Institute is available here The APPlied Human at Work: The World of the Worker In the Digital Era, 2019).

Julia is the editor and author of six books, including Fully Connected: Social Health in an Age of Overload which was shortlisted for Management Book of the Year 2018 and Business Book of the Year 2018. Her latest The Simplicity Principle: Six Steps Towards Clarity in a Complex World (2020, also available in the US) was described by James Harding, founder of Tortoise Media as ‘clairvoyant’ and by Ruby Wax as ‘brilliant’.

In addition to being a columnist for Strategy + Business, a regular broadcaster on Sky News, Julia is Editor-at-Large for Arianna Huffington’s wellbeing portal, THRIVE Global. She also writes for OECD and The World Economic Forum, CNN, Vogue, GQ and Medium. Julia presents The Simplicity Principle Podcast and has written and presented series for BBC Radio 4. A social entrepreneur, Julia founded the network and content business Editorial Intelligence in 2005, and the Social Capital Network in 2019. She was awarded an OBE for Services to Business in 2015. She is a Patron of The Zoe Education Trust, and the Facial Surgery Research Foundation and a founding trustee of the charity OurBrainBank.

 

 

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Social Health Expert, Author and Entrepreneur, Keynote Speaker Julia Hobsbawm
Social Health Expert, Author and Entrepreneur, Keynote Speaker Julia Hobsbawm
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Julia Hobsbawm - Modern Networking
Julia Hobsbawm - Modern Networking
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Social health: Surviving & thriving in age of overload | Julia Hobsbawm | TEDxLondonBusinessSchool
Social health: Surviving & thriving in age of overload | Julia Hobsbawm | TEDxLondonBusinessSchool
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Being Human In A Machine World | Julia Hobsbawm OBE | PUSH
Being Human In A Machine World | Julia Hobsbawm OBE | PUSH
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Julia Hobsbawm is the wizard of modern connection'

Simon Schama
Tortoise Media

'Totally original, beautifully written and intellectually innovative'

Matthew d'Ancona
Editor Partner
Thrive Global

'The answer to the question of our modern times: how to recapture simplicity in our lives so we can once again connect with ourselves. And in this book Julia Hobsbawm has given us an answer: by using the shape and pattern of nature. Her six-word mantra - Keep it Simple, Learn From Nature - shows us how we can use the power of the world around us to change our lives for the better.'

Arianna Huffington
Founder & CEO
The Sunday Times 'Mrs Moneypenny'

'Julia Hobsbawm shows us how to move from the complex to the simple, improving our lives in the process. Read, and reap the benefit!'

Professor Heather McGregor
University of Buckingham, historian and political commentator

'An excellent book. Simplicity will be one of the key themes of the 2020s. Many aspire to it, but few achieve it. This book shows the way, simply.'

Sir Anthony Seldon
Vice-Chancellor
PUSH Mind and Body

'She completely enlightened our audience and helped inspire them about what they could create in the future of their organisations. We can't wait to work with her again.'

Cate Murden
Founder

'Julia Hobsbawm is a fascinating thinker and in this book she teaches us how to live a clearer, simpler life really thoughtfully'

Johann Hari
Bestselling Writer, Lost Connections
The Joy of Work and Podcaster, Eat Sleep Work Repeat

'I devoured this terrific book. In a world jammed up with the hectic pace of life The Simplicity Principle shows an easy roadmap back to calm and control'

Bruce Daisley
Vice-President Twitter, Author

'Overwhelmed magpie mind? Will-power in a tug-of-war with your smartphone? Struggle to say no then drown in commitments? This book is the entertaining and brilliantly researched help I didn't know I needed: until I read it.'

Laline Paull
Bestselling Author, 'The Bees'

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