A must-read for individuals and policy makers alike. She undertakes a limited amount of corporate and organisational consulting to develop stronger network systems, knowledge management flows and improved workplace practices around teams. The idea of wellbeing at work is one which I am not alone in exploring. Real-time last sale data for U. That something, Julia Hobsbawm argues in this ground-breaking book, is Social Health, a new blueprint for modern connectedness.
That ritual for me is powering down. But be aware of too much like-mindedness, too much groupthink and hivemind. Our behaviours have changed substantially around physical and mental health. Their early warnings were initially almost ignored. Steps to create social health at work Here are simple changes you can make - from the boardroom to the shop floor: 1 Treat diaries and calendars like bodies: be careful what goes in them.
She begins with the premise that much of what we think about healthy ways to live have not been updated any more than have most post-war modern institutions, which are themselves also struggling in the twenty-first century. New strategies around 'connectedness' are needed The origins of wellbeing becoming mainstream can be traced, seventy years ago, to the creation of the. Diversity of thought Surround yourself with people who think differently than you, who know different things, who are a different age, or come from a different background. Drawing on the latest thinking in health and behavioural economics, social psychology, neuroscience, management and social network analysis, this book provides a cornucopia of case studies and ideas, to educate and inspire a new generation of managers, policymakers and anyone wanting to navigate through the rough seas of overload. She is inspiring a new generation of managers and policymakers as well as all of us ordinary working professionals desperate for some navigation.
Those with good Social Health know who and what to connect with, as well as the value of disconnection as a way of staying healthy. Research shows that overload slows rather than increases productivity. Humans and machines are in fully connected overdrive - and starting to become entwined as never before. Email me any comments: julia thefullyconnected. I am not remotely interested in politics and the tribalism of politics, but I am interested in social mobility and social change.
She is a patron of the Facial Surgery Research Foundation and the Zoe Sarojini Trust, a charity educating girls in South Africa. Create jazz ensemble playing, not formal orchestras. But acknowledging the challenges of the Internet and social media on employee and workplace health is the social element, and most have not yet begun to offer solutions around either better information and knowledge management, or developing better and more sustaining relationships. This is especially interesting given that what was meant by 'social wellbeing' last century did not - could not - factor in the computer. Learn to think in a more diverse way yourself. It can be a good thing — or it can be overwhelming. It also helps to remind ourselves that we can aim for 5,000 Facebook friends, but we only really socialize with 150 people, on average.
Painted by the Brazilian artist Tarsila do Amaral in the 1920s it depicts workers, in all their diversity and in all their gloomy entrapment to the grind of work itself. The challenges cannot be underestimated. Over her thirty year career, Hobsbawm built many successful networks but noticed that the practices we use to cope with demanding schedules hark back to our industrial past and so are inadequate for the pace of our life today and our physical, mental and social health is suffering as a result. 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. This ground-breaking book is the first to do so.
This is not to say that you should invite conflict into your life — argument and belligerence can lead to the opposite of consensus. She is a Patron of The Zoe Education Trust, and the Facial Surgery Research Foundation. She now runs Editorial Intelligence, which she launched in 2005. Truly, it is an Age of Overload. She wants us to see that stilling the shrill voices of tech will connect us better. The lecture starts at 18:00 with registration from 17:30 In her speech, Julia Hobsbawm will cover her core theme in the book, that of Social Health, and how to develop similar fitness and wellbeing strategies around information technology, social networks, and time management.
. A must-read for individuals and policy makers alike. That ritual for me is powering down. Read more widely so you notice the peripheral ideas as well as the mainstream ones. That something, Julia Hobsbawm argues in this ground-breaking book, is Social Health, a new blueprint for modern connectedness.