Serving leading biopharmaceutical companies globally:

Harvard Business School

Pharmaceutical Consultant Training and Coaching

Template-driven projects to leverage your existing client-base and generate regular, recurring, revenues.

Grow Your Business

You have an established book of business, but you want to “take it to the next level.”

You might be experiencing:

  • Otherwise perfect clients with long delays between projects
  • Difficulty developing relationships in a new market
  • Lack of focus, resulting in fluctuating workloads and inability to scale
  • Frustration that your revenues are uneven
  • Trouble building trust with new prospects

Predictable, Scalable, Revenues

Leverage your expertise with template-driven projects.

Since you already have success and a strong business foundation, you have a lot going for you.

You’re not starting from zero, and developing strategic, repeatable, engagements could help you:

  • Build awareness and authority in your market with high-value engagements
  • Sell to new markets, or sell more to the clients you’re already serving
  • Build a repeatable sales process, implement sales and marketing infrastructure, or improve a process and infrastructure you already have
  • Clarify your offers and services so they align synergistically and progressively deliver more value to your clients
  • Leverage template-driven projects to get more control over your income

Your Business Advisor and Accountability Coach

One of the hardest things about expanding your business is that you're making daily decisions that affect your business and livelihood, but have no one in your corner who both understands you and can provide detailed advice and support.

I can be your partner, to help you see things you’d otherwise miss, to provide real-time feedback as you make decisions to evolve your business, and to hold you accountable to all the changes you proposed but haven’t gotten around to.

My private coaching works like this:

  • Kickoff call to establish your goals and the direction of our coaching engagement
  • Meet every 2 weeks to tackle your biggest problems together
  • Assignments to accelerate your progress and clarify your thinking
  • Access to me through Slack, email, phone where you can ask me anything and you’ll get a response within a business day

You can contact me anytime, and as much as you like, and I’ll respond within a business day, but it’s typical that I’ll respond same-day or sooner.

Kickoff Call Agenda

  • The current state of your business
  • Where you’d like to go
  • What you’ve tried, and how it went
  • Set specific goals for the next 12-weeks
  • Structure a 12-week plan that we’ll revisit regularly

Typical Meeting Agenda

  • Your progress on your goals
  • Obstacles preventing progress
  • Next actions you need to take
  • Your plan to make progress in the next 2 weeks
  • Your todos are posted on a private web page that only you and I have access to, documenting the history of our work together


The private coaching program is $2,500 per month, which includes access to the bundle of all DrugPatentWatch modules ($1,900 value) and my book, Make Better Decisions. Payment is due 100% upfront.

Start the Conversation

If you want a partner on your side who’s here to keep you accountable, provide valuable advice and insights, and structure a meaningful progress plan for you and your business, private coaching may be a fit for you.

The next step is to apply for private coaching, and I’ll take a look at what you have to say. If I believe there’s a fit for us to work together, I’ll contact you to schedule an initial call.

One quick thing to keep in mind: coaching requires an open mind, an open heart, and a commitment to improve yourself and your business. This will take work on your part, and there are no quick fixes to big challenges.

If you’re still interested, click that button below and tell me a bit about yourself.

Apply for Private Coaching

There’s no obligation to pay. Let’s start with a conversation, and see where to take it from there.

100% Money Back Guarantee

Here's my guarantee to you: my main motivation is to help you improve. If, for any reason, you don’t want to continue after our kickoff call, I’ll give you a 100% refund. It’s never happened, but it’s the best way I can show my commitment to making our coaching engagement hugely successful for both of us.

Questions You Might Have

Am I a good fit for this?

Typically my clients are intellectual property experts, attorneys, management consultants, or technical consultants. I find that professionals with relatively stable six-figure annual income get the most from my services. People looking for clarity, accountability, and an outside advisor. People ready to invest in themselves and commit to change. People ready to tangibly move their business in a better direction.

If that sounds like you, you just might be a fit. Apply for private coaching and I’ll happily read every word you have to say.

Do I really get unlimited access to you?

Yes, you do. You can contact me as much or as little as you like. If you're concerned that you may be over-contacting me, all I can say is that it hasn’t happened yet.

Can you help me with implementation?

No, implementation is your job, not mine. If you need implementation partners, recommendations, or a structured process to hire freelance help, I can help you with that. Private coaching is an advisory and accountability relationship, intended to create an environment that greatly accelerates your progress.

How do I get started?

The first thing is to apply for the private coaching program by clicking one of the buttons on this page. Once you do that, you'll answer a few questions. I’ll review your responses, and coordinate an introductory call. If we agree to move forward with private coaching, I’ll send you a payment link and then we’ll set up our kickoff call, and choose a regular day/time for our recurring accountability calls.

I have another question.

Contact me

About Me

Yali Friedman, Ph.D., is founder of thinkBiotech and publisher of the Journal of Commercial Biotechnology. His first book, Building Biotechnology, has been used as a course text in dozens of biotechnology programs. His other books include Best Practices in Biotechnology Education and Best Practices in Biotechnology Business Development. Scientific American also named Dr. Friedman as one of the 100 most influential people in biotechnology.

Dr. Friedman has strong exposure to leading issues in international biotechnology. He is editor of the Scientific American worldVIEW global biotechnology scorecard, a global biotechnology perspective profiling biotechnology industries and innovation capacity in more than fifty countries, and has been invited to participate in biotechnology industry development forums for US federal agencies, international groups such as APEC and ASEAN, and for individual countries such as Canada, Germany, India, Japan, the Philippines, and Turkey.

Dr. Friedman taught biotechnology management at the National Institutes of Health for several years and continues to regularly guest-lecture for other biotechnology education programs. He writes and speaks on diverse topics such as biotechnology entrepreneurship, strategies to cope with a lack of management talent and capital when developing companies outside of established hubs, and new paradigms in technology-based economic development.

Dr. Friedman has a long history in biotechnology media. He created the first blog on the business of biotechnology for a NY Times web property which was named to Forbes "Best of the Web" list. His other projects include the Student Guide to DNA Based Computers, sponsored by FUJI Television,, and, a pharmaceutical industry competitive intelligence platform based on a business plan that was awarded second place in the Panasci Entrepreneurial Awards Competition.


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