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
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
This is one of those brilliantly insightful books everyone has to read to understand the zeitgeist. - Baroness Helena Kennedy QC, Principal, Mansfield College Oxford
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'
Julia Hobsbawm reminds us that social media and social networks are about human connections not technology. She wants us to see that stilling the shrill voices of tech will connect us better. Fully Connected is a very good read. - --Stephan Chambers, The Marshall Institute, London School of Economics
Julia Hobsbawm's potent mix of practical advice and fresh academic insight is the book for any thoughtful executive, hard-pressed or otherwise. - Stephen Barber, Equity partner, Pictet Group; Global Chair, Prix Pictet
A great read, which provides fascinating insights into how connectivity is changing our lives and how we can thrive in a Fully Connected world. - Ian Goldin, Professor of Globalisation and Development at the University of Oxford
Our social networks are both huge opportunities and lurking dangers, depending on how we manage them. Julia Hobsbawm's stellar new book, Fully Connected, pinpoints their pervasive effects on what and who we know, what jobs we get, our political views, our health and wellbeing, and more - and then tells us to improve our social health. A must-read for individuals and policy makers alike. - --Professor Herminia Ibarra, INSEAD
About the Author
Julia Hobsbawm OBE is a leading expert on connectedness in modern life. A prominent entrepreneur, media commentator and international speaker for corporate audiences, she has emerged as a leading voice on the future of workplace productivity practices, particularly around Social Health, and how scientific network patterns underpin much of what we do on a daily basis. She became the world's first Professor in Networking in 2011 and is Hon Visiting Professor at Cass Business School in London and at the University of Suffolk. She was awarded an OBE in The Queen's Birthday Honours List in 2015.