MailChimp was Inc.’s 2017 company of the year. This article provides evidence of how success requires patience. It has taken 17 years for CEO, Ben Chestnut, and his team to get where they are today. A company who used to fight for survival, to now growing at an average rate of $120 million every year. Chestnut admits he went through pain trying to get the business past the survival stage, even mentions he forgot what his own hobbies were. Now that the business is in a secure position, he feels more relaxed and is taking the time to rediscover his old hobbies.
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