Tim Bruxvoort is the owner/founder of
was founded in 2007 for the purpose of solving customer's communication
problems in their homes, businesses, or workplaces through innovative wireless
and wired communication systems.
Before starting IntercomsOnline.com Tim worked 22 years in
the telecommunications industry for telecommunications equipment provider
Nortel (formerly Northern Telecom and Nortel Networks). In his time with Nortel
he had various roles in product management, marketing, and product development.
After getting caught up in a layoff that eventually cut over
50,000 employees, Tim didn't want to go back in to the corporate world, but he
still wanted to use his extensive experience in the telecom industry.
Recognizing the importance of the growing ecommerce trend, Tim decided he
wanted to use the power of the Internet to help deliver communication
solutions. He discovered a void for a business that focuses on quick and simple
two-way communication devices like intercoms, two-way radios, wireless
callboxes, and other devices that satisfy communication needs not met by cell
phones. So IntercomsOnline.com was formed and it's been growing ever since.
This book is the result of many years of experience in using
outsourcers to develop and grow IntercomsOnline.
The plight of the small business owner is a well-known
story. A person starts with a great idea. Through research, planning,
developing and hard work, he or she finds a way to lift it off the ground. At
the beginning, there is little to no capital or funding. Often, the owner must
dip into savings and other personal funds to make it happen. With the start of
a business, the owner does it all, and at the start it doing it all is still
Any person who is starting their own business does so with a
dream in mind. He or she wants the business to grow and become something more.
When it is small, it is possible to manage it with a To Do list. The idea
behind these simple devices is that they give you the ability to plan and
manage your time. You decide what tasks you want to accomplish and work to
complete them. Unfortunately, as the dream begins to come true and the business
grows, the To Do list becomes longer. There comes a point where the list
As these tasks build your business begins to spiral downward
as quickly as it grew. When you are unable to meet the demands of your
clientele, you start to lose customers and credibility. You find yourself
frazzled, overworked, and unable to keep up with your own business. Even
if you manage to keep your business afloat, you will find that you have no time
to enjoy your success. After all, what is the point in making money if you're
unable to take vacations and spend time with loved ones?
Timothy Harris, author of
The 4-Hour Workweek, states
that the "new rich" is not about possessions, real estate or cash. The "new
rich" is time. In order to acquire this priceless luxury, it takes excellent
time management and delegation skills.
Clearly, if you are to manage a business and not let it
manage you, you'll need help. Unfortunately, employees are not always
cost-effective or efficient. An employee expects consistent pay, steady work
and often benefits. You have to deal with taxes, training, interview processes
and just the day-to-day task of managing another person. These tasks are so
time consuming that you find yourself managing employees so much that still
have no time to grow your business.
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