Ephor Management Science - Our approach is based on the fundamental belief that strategy, implementation, operations, and execution go hand-in-hand.

The Founder’s Dilemma

Barriers to Growth to Wealth Creation



Hope is not a strategy. Failure to have a strategy is in essence giving up on the "American Dream!"

Ask yourself these three (3) simple questions:

  1. Is your business realizing its potential and maximizing its performance?
  2. Are you working " in the business" or "on the business"?
  3. What is the current state of your business?

Poised for Success

Positioned for Potential Failure

Owners are working "On" the Business.

Owners are working "In" the business

Daily performance is monitored and known by all employees.

Hazy, or adjustable targets, budgets, and forecasts (Event-oriented vs. process-oriented).

Focus is on the processes first and continually improving the business process.

Focus is on finding the right people, motivating current staff, or solving today's problems.

The business has no surnames; personal ego's and titles are checked at the door.

All decisions go through ownership/top executives, and are dependent upon a few.

Process-Orientation.

Task or Specific Employee-Centric Orientation

Front-line employees are empowered. Decisions made by owners and top executives
Owner is currently transitioning from Process Consultant to the role of a leader and advocate.

Owner is an Entrepreneur and key Rainmaker.

Founder feels that if "I fix the people I fix the business."

The definition of success is known and understood by all employees.

The definition of success is undefined; it's based on feelings, not facts.


The Founder's Dilemma (beyond the human control issues) is the struggle for consistent, repeatable execution. Thus the root cause of founder’s barriers to success builds the case for enhanced Management Science, and Ephor's Perform Business Process™.


Management Science and Performance Improves when:


Perform Business Process

Quotes
Are you "Working In", or "On your business"? Working on rather than in your business is step one.
- Garry E. Meier
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News & Updates



Apr 2016 – Ephor Group, LLC Files for Arbitration Against LitCap

Potentially $1.2 Million in Breach of Contract Obligations. . . read more



Sept 2010 – Ephor Group Launches Houston TeXchange to Create Forum for Wealth Oriented Executives

Resource & Networking Peer Group for Technology Enabled Business Services Executives. . . read more here about Houston TeXchange

July 2010 – Happy 4th of July from Ephor Group!

As you prepare for the second half of 2010, let us share with you a few of ourrecent publications which will lend some guidance and support in achieving your 2010 goals and objectives.   See the resources here.


June 2010 – Ephor' client Serenity Systems Acquires Certain Assets of Lighthouse Consultants.

Serenity Systems, a provider of IT Managed Services for organizations with enterprise systems, today announced the acquisition of certain assets of Lighthouse Consultants. Read the rest of the announcement here.  

 

June 2010 - The CFO’s Role and Agenda for Capitalizing on Useful Capital

Garry E. Meier, Ephor Group Chairman, presents  to myCFOnetwork CFO’sRead more here.

May 2010 - Ephor' client HRAdvance Acquired by Hewitt.

Learn more at: Hewitt.com

April 2010 – Ephor releases FAO (Financial and Accounting) Outsourcing Brief

Download the report here.

Feb 2010 – Ephor' client Serenity Systems Acquires Certain Assets of Kommar Solutions.

Learn more at: serenitysystems.com


Feb 2010 – American Small Business Vulnerability to Slow Economic Recovery

Learn more on Ephor Group's eNewsletter.


Feb 2010 – Capital & Financing Options in 2010

Download the report here.