Entrepreneurs starting new businesses is what drives the economy, innovation and job creation. However, about half of those new businesses fail in the first five years, and two out of three last less than a decade. So, how do you become one of the 33% of new businesses that last for the long haul? You do this by avoiding many of the common pitfalls that drive entrepreneurs out of business. Here is a look at 11 common reasons new businesses do not make it.