Helping Executives and Leaders develop the human side of business to increase engagement, align teams and execute against their vision is the work I do.

Leslie Boyer

Leslie Boyer

Leslie has conducted personal and professional development programs for over 25 years.

As a facilitator for Insight, she designed and helps facilitate the month-long Insight IV Seminar

Mary Ann Somerville

Mary Ann Somerville - the lead facilitator

Mary Ann is an internationally recognized consultant, speaker, executive coach and facilitator. For thirty years, she's helped clients to:

  • Clarify their vision,
  • Expand their leadership capacity,
  • Communicate authentically,
  • Access the wisdom of their organizations. to:
  • Achieve extraordinary results.

Mary Ann’s extensive skill set includes the Harvard Law School’s research and best practices in ‘Negotiation and Difficult Conversations’. This integrates cutting edge research and applications from neuroscience.

Ms. Somerville is an expert in the design and facilitation of dynamic interactive learning initiatives. She uses this to assist Fortune 500 companies throughout the US, Canada, Europe, Australia and Asia.

Her passion is to increase the success and well-being of organizations. She elevates the conversation and taps into the unique resources of leaders and teams to create organic, organizational momentum.

Mary Ann holds a:

  • B.A. in Psychology,
  • Masters in Theology,
  • Master Coaching Certification from the Behavioral Coaching Institute, ICC. 

She is a member of the Creating We Institute. This is a thought leadership collective that provides research and education for leaders and executive teams and the Neuro-Business Group.

Visit her website for more information.

Joey is committed to helping people and workforces find direction, stay on course, meet goals, find fulfillment, and experience more happiness and awareness.

Joe Hubbard, Insight CEO

Joe Hubbard, Insight Seminars CEO and Facilitator

Joe Hubbard is the Global CEO and a senior facilitator of Insight Seminars. He has dedicated the last 25 years to facilitating motivational, life and work altering seminars. His strategic planning and facilitation work for thousands of people and firms worldwide includes:

  • The general public,
  • Sports teams,
  • Large corporations, and
  • High-risk individuals.

Joe is committed to helping people and workforces:

  • Find direction,
  • Stay the course,
  • Realize goals,
  • Find fulfillment and
  • instill happiness and insight.

Raised on the inner city streets of Los Angeles, Joe rose above the pervasive challenges to attend both UCLA and UCSD. He then began his career as a motivational speaker and performance enhancement coach.

An avid sports fan and athlete himself, for over 14 years. Joe has worked as a motivational consultant and coach to football teams like:

  • Los Angeles Rams
  • USC
  • UNLV

As a Partner and Executive Consultant for McGhee Productivity, Joe provides consulting and educational services to businesses that increase:

  • Productivity,
  • Communication, and
  • Quality of life.

At the beginning of his career, Joe was National Sales Manager for Time Design, the original Time Management Company from the early eighties.

Joe currently serves as a member of Insight Seminars' Board of Directors. He volunteers his time. Additionally, he is an Insight Senior Facilitator and plays a major role in Insight’s Business Division. This division focuses on enhancing:

  • Personal effectiveness,
  • Motivation,
  • Corporate transformation and strategic success, through:
  • Re-engaging and empowering people to
    • Better serve themselves,
    • Their clients,
    • Their company.

He also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of EduCare Foundation. Its mission is to inspire and empower young people to become responsible citizens, compassionate leaders, and to live their dreams.

Specialties: Aligning teams with mission, purpose and strategy. Accelerating Productivity and Performance. Passion: helping people lead more purposeful lives Creating Purpose Inspired solutions for a healthy planet

Russell Bishop, Creator

Russell Bishop, Creator of Insight Seminars

Russell is a recognized expert in personal and organization transformation. He has helped thousands of individuals around the world discover more about:

  • Who they truly are,
  • How to create the life they want, rather than:
    • The life they may have settled for..

His seminars, coaching, and consulting expertise offer individuals and organizations a new approach to integrating personal and spiritual values into their personal and professional lives.

An early pioneer in large group personal transformation, Russell created the predecessor to Insight Seminars in 1978. Insight Seminars is one of the largest and most successful personal transformation programs in the world. There are over one million graduates across 34 countries.

His best-selling book is Workarounds That Work: How to Overcome Anything That Stands in Your Way at Work. He has authored hundreds of articles on the power of choice and awareness.

Russell also worked closely with Arianna Huffington to create several well-being sites for the Huffington Post including Healthy Living and GPS for the Soul.

Russell has lectured on productivity for the executive MBA programs at:

  • UCLA,
  • University of Texas,
  • Washington University in St. Louis.

He previously served on the Board of Directors for The University of Santa Monica and was a charter member of the Advisory Board for the Points of Light Foundation.

Based in Mexico City, Peter is a Productivity Consultants, Executive Coach and founder of Perform Productivity Solutions for Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian speaking countries. He is also Head of Training Latam for Thrive Global, Arianna Huffington´s most recent start up company. He has over 30 years of experience facilitating personal and professional seminars; Culture Change, productivity, team-building, goal achievement, performance, productivity, communication, and leadership training. He is intimately familiar with the differences in culture between different countries in the world. He speaks fluent English, Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian.

Peter Felsmann

Peter Felsmann Insight Seminars Facilitator

Peter Felsmann, based in Mexico City, Mexico, first took Insight when he was 16 years old. He's facilitated Insight Seminars since he was 20 years old in Spanish, Portuguese and English speaking countries.

He's committed to this work, having run seminars from from Siberia to Southern Chile. Peter has over 15 years experience facilitating:

  • Personal and professional seminars,
  • Conflict-resolution training, and
  • Peer mentoring sessions.

He has also facilitated seminars throughout Latin America, the U.S. and parts of Europe. for:

  • Abandoned children and teens,
  • People with life-threatening diseases, and:
    • Their caretakers

As a Performance Enhancement Consultant, Peter works with high level athletes. He co-founded the Performance Enhancement Institute in Argentina, addressing performance and career goals of top-tier soccer players.

As a Productivity Consultant, Peter mostly works with Fortune 100 Companies. He shows them how to increase their Personal and Organizational Productivity using Microsoft and McGhee Productivity Solutions Methodology.

Peter devotes significant time to charitable organizations. He is a local representative for the Heartfelt Foundation. He plans and serves on projects that take holiday cheer and joy to:

  • Children in hospitals and orphanages,
  • Families in need and at risk,
  • The home-bound or homeless,
  • Frail elderly in nursing homes, and
  • The terminally ill.

Peter speaks fluent Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, and English, is an Aikido enthusiast and enjoys outdoor activities.

Ruth Rochelle was a participant at the first UK Insight Seminar in 1979, organised by Arianna Huffington. She's facilitated Insight seminars for over 20 years.

Ruth Rochelle

Ruth Rochelle: Insight Seminars Facilitator

Ruth has been part of Insight Seminars since the first UK seminar over 4 decades ago. She's facilitated Insight seminars around the world for over 20 years.

She was born in London, studied Architecture at university, loves movies, walking her dog and warm weather. Ruth has worked in the field of motivation, communication and personal development since 1980. She headed up Insight UK for five years, before presenting Insight’s personal development seminars.

In 1988, alongside her Insight work, she set up "Creation", her consulting and coaching business. Creation delivers programmes to senior communication industry executives that enhance their:

  • Communication,
  • Team-building,
  • Motivation,
  • Leadership,
  • Change management, and
  • Personal development.

Ruth places a high value on:

  • Personal fulfilment,
  • Relationships that work, and
  • Mastery.

She encourages her clients to work in an atmosphere of integrity and openness. She assists them to

  1. Be honest about their ‘limiting thinking’,
  2. Take the necessary risks to step beyond their ‘comfort zones’ and
  3. Achieve the business and personal results they truly desire.

She loves to liberate talent!

An accredited coach, she works with global organisations, e.g. Mondelez (Kraft), BP, the NHS, and the education sector. She also ran the UK Insight business for six years. Ginny has a Bachelors degree in Communication.

Ginny Fraser

Ginny Fraser - Insight Seminars Facilitator

Ginny Fraser has facilitated Insight seminars since 1990. An accredited coach, she works with global organisations, e.g. Mondelez (Kraft), BP, the NHS, and the education sector. She also ran the UK Insight business for six years.

Ginny has a Bachelors degree in Communication.

After successfully dealing with a cancer diagnosis she coaches and writes about alternative approaches to health, particularly cancer, addressing the:

  • Emotional impact,
  • Importance of attitude, and
  • Letting go of self-judgment.

She is also the published author of A Mother in my Heart. This self-help book looks at healing the issues involved with involuntary childlessness.

She feels strongly about our ability to have authority over our attitude to the events of our lives. This theme runs through all her work.

She lives in a village in the English countryside and enjoys adventurous travel and eating dinner with friends.