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This story appears in the July 1999 issue of Business Start-Ups magazine.

How important is to the success of your ? Very."Often it's not the lack of a business plan, lack offoresight or lack of competent that leads to failure.Rather, it's a lack of capital--even in businesses that arethriving," says Larry , managing director ofEntrepreneurs Re$ource Group in Dunedin, . "In fact, asurvey of successful business owners [conducted last November byGeneva Business Bank] concluded that the largest potential troublespot is when a company is experiencing rapid growth."

London says the eight most common mistakes made by entrepreneursare:

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