Russell Bishop

Author, consultant and executive coach

Russell Bishop is an early pioneer in large group personal growth programs and creator of Insight Seminars. With 50+ years consulting, speaking, and coaching experience, he has become an internationally recognized expert in personal and organization transformation. His purpose-inspired, transformational change work has helped thousands of individuals around the world create balance and success in their personal and professional lives by leading Soul-Centered lives. Following the deeper inner guidance from your True Self, your soul, about decisions and choices in front of you can mean the difference between a good life and a great life. His latest book, From Self-Talk to Soul-Talk: Becoming More of Who You Truly Are, provides a wealth of tips, meditations, affirmations, and exercises, guiding you on an uplifting journey of self-discovery and self-awareness. You can download a free chapter here: Russell began studying with his spiritual teacher, John-Roger, in 1973 and became an ordained minister in the Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness in 1977. He holds a Master of Arts degree in Educational Psychology from the University of California at Davis and a Doctorate of Spiritual Science from Peace Theological Seminary and College of Philosophy. He has served on numerous not-for-profit boards including The Points of Light Foundation, University of Santa Monica, and Insight Seminars. Russell regularly volunteers with nonprofit organizations offering educational and consulting services. Russell lives in Santa Barbara, California where he enjoys golf, biking, and cooking. You can reach Russell by email at