You need to solve a critical business problem. What if you had one tool that you could carry into meetings and write inside that guided you step-by-step to understand the problem, develop a structure, develop hypotheses, design the tests for the hypotheses, track your daily and weekly tasks, plan the message for your team and manager, manage the project, guide you through critical update meetings, calculate the benefits case to convince your colleagues and start the pilot implementation of your recommendations?Now you do. The Strategy Journal is the field guide to our popular book Succeeding as a Management Consultant.This Journal helps readers walk into any situation in any organization anywhere in the world and solve their most pressing business problems via to-do list prompts, self-assessments and strategy calendars. All based on the combined best-practices of the author and the ex-McKinsey, BCG et al. partners who produce all the strategy training programs on StrategyTraining.com.On StrategyTraining.com / FIRMSconsulting.com you have seen us over the last 10 years help numerous clients solve complex business problems: restructure a utility, merge tech giants, help a bank enter the US Market, rebuild an innovation division, build an electric car business, build a luxury brands business, build a mining company and more.The Strategy Journal was used by many of our very successful clients and summarizes the approach we used to help them increase their productivity, transform their careers, set daunting career goals, outperform peers and measure the value they create.Through daily and weekly prompts, to-do list guides, client reminders, end-of-day scorecards, templates, completed examples, checklists and reminders, the Journal takes the best practices from ex-McKinsey, BCG et al., partners and our most successful clients, to help you solve mankind’s most pressing problems.The Journal helps you learn the routine to solve strategy and business problems like a partner. As you follow the guide, you will learn the habits of the highest-performing strategy thinkers. The Journal teaches you how to be a balanced and successful professional with a strong ethical compass.The heart of this Journal revolves around the pages to plan your study: from clarifying the problem statement all the way to developing the presentation and quantifying the benefits case in $.The Journal is divided into 3 parts: Overview, Guided Example, and Your Study.The OVERVIEW offers you a 1-page guide to the entire process we will use to create a highly customized solution for your client.In the GUIDED EXAMPLE, we will work together through a study/project to show you how each page will be used.Thereafter, we create daily/weekly templates and guides for you to use on YOUR STUDY. Clients who have used the Journal report:A sense of purposeRapid promotionsCareer fulfillmentHappier colleaguesImproved skillsIncreased productivityIncreased focusClient successTHERE ARE 16 TYPES OF PAGES IN THIS WORKBOOK: Project Logic and OverviewDecision-Tree of OptionsHypotheses & Hypotheses TestsStoryboardingCharterTimelineProject Update ReportFocus InterviewsExecutive Update GuideFinancial AnalysesBenchmarksCase StudiesProject ChecklistOpportunity ChartBenefits ChartDaily PagesThe Journal summarizes the most important things you need to do and eliminates all the noise from the process.The greatest value of a Journal is that you write in them. They are not typically published in digital format. We published the digital edition of The Strategy Journal for those clients who found great value in having a reference version with them at all times. The digital format is therefore best purchased along with the print version. The digital format is not intended to be a substitute for the print format.