Setting up your own business can be an exciting and challenging time. There’s no more putting up with your boss telling you what to do, you can work the hours you want and ultimately you’re in control of your own destiny.

However, with so much happening and often at lightning pace it’s easy, and almost inevitable, you’ll make mistakes along the way. Some of those mistakes could be fatal and result in your business failing, 9 of the most common are listed in the infographic below.

9 Killer Mistakes That Will Lead to the Failure of Your Business