about us

our WHY

In everything we do, we challenge the status quo in professional development and education. We consider the innate unique biological genius of the body as the most powerful concealed resource for human development in education, leadership, and team dynamics.

Therefore, we present highly creative and innovative coaching programs exclusively for bright, sensitive and intense people between 5 and 75 in their daily team environment and families, so they can lead and inspire with their unique brilliance.

our vision

To empower and guide ‘highly intelligent misfits’ of any age in companies and families around the world to decode and acivate their unique innate brilliance, so they can collaborate more effectively and lead a meaningful and prosperous life.

our mission

To end the suppression of natural intelligence and sensitivity in educational and business environments by providing highly effective and innovative programs for personal and professional development.

our core values

Relaxed Intensity – Joyful Lifestyle – Holistic Health – Genuine Connections – Extreme Value of the Human Body

meet our team

Otto Siegel, MCC, M.Ed.

Otto Siegel, MCC, M.Ed.

Master Genius Coach, Author, Transformational Speaker

Otto is best known for his passionate and precise approach to exploring and activating hidden brilliance and suppressed intelligence as creative assets in individuals and organizations. He is a nationally known expert on genius and innovation who has transformed the lives of his clients as a coach, speaker and co-author of “Yes, You Are a Genius – Whether You Know it or Not”.

During the past decade he created The Genius Profile™, the most advanced system to evaluate human brilliance and utilized it with hudreds of team leaders and bright (young) adults. With his strong background in behavioral science, educational kinesiology and public education, he applies the physiology of high performance to profoundly and permanently improve the lives and careers of his clients.

Since 2002, his company Genius Coaching, LLC has been partnering with Fortune 500 companies, progressive business owners, educational institutions and families of bright children to decode and activate the best in everyone..

The Genius Coaching Client List Includes

  • Oracle Corp.
  • Dell Computers
  • IBM
  • McKesson
  • AMEX London
  • Microsoft

Areas of Proficiency

  • Executive leadership coaching
  • Brilliance-based team development
  • Upgrading company cultures
  • Guiding highly intelligent business owners and entrepreneurs
  • Coaching families with bright but unhappy children
  • Designing and facilitating innovative coaching programs
  • Transformational speaking
  • Leadership training for teachers

Key Accomplishments

  • Founder and CEO of Genius Coaching, LLC in Scottsdale, AZ (2002)
  • Started first “Paedagogische Praxis” in Germany for bright children with learning difficulties (1994)
  • Founded the Research Institute for Biology of Learning in Germany and Scottsdale, AZ (1994)
  • Traveled with friend from Munich to India through Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, and Pakistan in his own VW bus (1976)
  • Participated in the Olympic Games in Mexico City (1968) as next generation athlete
  • Lived for 7 years in Sao Paulo/Brazil (1982-89) as an Educational Consultant for the German Government and initiated an international student exchange program with Germany.


  • M.Ed. in Biology and Chemistry from the University of Munich/Germany (1976)
  • Certified Human Behavior (Ethology)Specialist with Nobel Laureate Dr. Konrad Lorenz in Germany (1972)
  • Certified Educational Kinesiology Instructor (1992)
  • Certified Behavioral Analyst with TTI (2002)
  • Master Certified Coach with the International Coach Federation (2007)

Hobbies and Passions

  • Radical life extension for human beings
  • International travel
  • Downhill skiing + fitness 
  • Healthy gourmet eating
  • Multi-day hiking, reading, art, architecture & music
  • Life-changing conversations
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Susanna Lange

Susanna Lange

Certified Genius Coach, Author, Program Developer

Knowing the power of strength-based performance, Susanna has embraced her own strengths and translated them into a successful career in account management with multi-million dollar accounts in Germany and the United States.

At the same time, Susanna has helped hundreds of children and adults overcome learning challenges and discover their own individual strengths as a foundation for a successful life and career. As part of Genius Coaching, LLC. Susanna has been co-authoring a book and co-developing the Genius Profile ™ as the most comprehensive and powerful evaluation system for human brillliance in today’s market place.

Key Accomplishments and Experience

  • Overcame dyslexia and school challenges and became successful in a corporate career as well as with Genius Coaching, LLC.
  • Since 1994, used Fit-for-Learning model to help hundreds of children and adults in the U.S. and Germany overcome learning difficulties and behavior challenges such as dyslexia and ADHD
  • Help people get their school and personal careers back on track.
  • Contributed to significant culture shifts from mistrust and disagreement to team collaboration using the Genius Coaching program for small and midsize corporations — culture changes have impacted revenue growth, employee turnover rate, and leadership effectiveness
  • Co-created 2 powerful coaching programs that have helped hundreds of children and adults in educational and professional settings make quantum leaps in their performance
  • Helped many women age 50+ get their lives back on track after drastic changes such as divorce, lay-offs, or getting back to work
    15+ years of experience as account manager with information services contracts for the pharmaceutical industry, advertising projects for companies such as BMW and managing live concerts for German folk music stars
  • 10+ years of family and leadership coaching and program development as part of Genius Coaching in the U.S. and ‘Paedagogische Praxis’ in Germany



  • Certified Professional Coach from the International Coach Academy
  • Bachelor’s degree in Japanese Science from the University of Munich/Germany
  • Certified in Brain Gym and Educational Kinesiology in Munich/Germany in 1994


Hobbies and Passion

  • People Unlimited Member – ending separation between people to building an environment for unlimited human living
  • Horse-back riding – “My horse, Lucky, is my ‘therapist.’ He helps me keep my feet on the ground when my mind goes a million miles per hour.”
  • Arts, architecture, interior design, fashion, jazz, international traveling
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connect with us to explore how
the genius activation project can accelerate healthy
exponential growth in your organization.

Connect with us to explore how The Genius Activation Project can accelerate healthy exponential growth in your organization.

Call us or send us an email to get more information about The Genius Activation Project

phone: 602 283 4527