Ulrich Nettesheim

Ulrich Nettesheim

I advise entrepreneurs and senior executives who face a high stakes situation and have to evolve how they lead to be successful. I bring a 20+ year successful track record working with top leadership and teach at the Haas School of Business.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/nhome/
Twitter: @umanity
Others: http://nleadership.com/
Berkeley, CA
Member since April 15, 2014
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1985 DePauw University , BS , Biology
1991 Columbia University , MS , Organization Psychology

I am a(n):

Entrepreneur and advisor to senior executives

Companies I've founded or co-founded:
N Leadership LLC, Umanity, Passages Consulting
Companies I work or worked for:
Marsh McLennan, Delta Consulting Group, USC Medical Center
Achievements (products built, personal awards won):

Developed a unique approach to advising and executive coaching that supports my clients accelerated development by working at three levels simultaneously - on the individual leader's effectiveness, on building a strong team and working on key challenges of the broader organization.

If you're an entrepreneur or corporate innovator, why?

I am passionate about helping leaders and organizations thrive and need complete flexibility to work the way clients need me to work.

My favorite startups:

Dwolla, Dropbox, Coin

What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?

Learning from the marketplace.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs/innovators make?

Take too long to make needed changes in leadership.

What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?

Choose your co-pilots carefully. Cash-flow is king. Stay connected to your higher purpose at all times.

Full bio

Ulrich's expertise is built on a successful track record of supporting CEOs and senior leaders in executing strategy.  Ulrich Netteshiem is a widely recognized leadership expert and advisor.  In addition to his consulting and management careers, Ulrich is an active angel investor, board director and advisor, and reviewer for the California Management Review.  He completed his graduate studies at Columbia University (B-School + Org Psych).  Ulrich is a dual German citizen, a soccer fanatic and dreams of touring the country with his band.