Chicago Vision Attended Industry Award Ceremony in London

Chicago Vision Attended Industry Award Ceremony in London

We’re always very excited to attend industry events and ceremonies. It gives us a chance to feel refreshed and reminded of our roots, the meaning of hard work, and believing that anything is possible. “We were honored to be invited and attend our industry leading award ceremony in London where we met with different individuals, networked as well as witnessed our partners get awarded for their accomplishments and milestones,” says Matthew Goodchild, managing director of Chicago Vision. Muhammad Ali had once said, He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.”

The award ceremony is known for presenting individuals with the recognition for their diligence and hard work in the business, entrepreneurial and marketing world. Not only does it let individuals witness progress happening, but it also motivates every person to be the best they can be,” says Matthew Goodchild of Chicago Vision. This wonderful and exclusive event will be filled with a spectacular ambiance at a great venue location. “The opportunity to be able to attend this ceremony itself is a huge honor. It gives us motivation through others to see that we’re capable of anything as long as we work hard and persevere,” says Matthew Goodchild of Chicago Vision. Individuals attending for the first time will be able to see how accomplished many others are and they get a chance to gain advice by speaking to them.

“What my most favorite aspect of these ceremonies is that there is a great sense of recognition and unity. While there is a competitive drive between every individual in that room, we’re always excited for those who win accomplishment prizes and trophies. It’s just an all-around great place to be at and gain inspiration from,” says Matthew Goodchild of Chicago Vision. Events such as these make us proud to be from the business world. We are incredibly excited to be working hard and being motivated for our future and growth as well!


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Chicago Vision Reviews: Video Games Are Helpful For Intellectual Growth 

“We’ve all been told as kids that video games are bad for us. Staring at the screen too long or playing different types of games has a negative effect on our persona. Putting this aside, studies indicate that when you’re in a rut and need the head-on inspiration to get your mind flowing, video games tend to help expand our mind and develop new ideas. Chicago Vision found this to be extremely interesting because for the longest time we’ve heard negative things about playing video games. However, playing them once in a white does help cognitive growth which is what we wanted to talk about,” says Matthew Goodchild managing director of Chicago Vision. mentions “Research led by Michael Rupp, a doctoral student in human factors and cognitive psychology at the University of Central Florida, and published in the journal Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, found that study participants who took a break from mentally taxing work and played a video game for five minutes reported that their mood improved. Those who either sat quietly without using a phone or computer or participated in a guided relaxation activity did not report such improvement.”

This is just one of the examples of how video games tend to help us out. “Other research also shows different variations of just how much spending as little as 10 minutes playing video games can help us recharge,” says Matthew Goodchild of Chicago Vision. mentions that video games teach you to be a leader. In their article “How Video Games Can Train Your Brain to Be More Creative and Productive” the writer Maria Tabaka writes, “Some of the key elements of playing games are exactly the kinds of things that you need to do to succeed as a leader. The goals you pursue and the skills you develop when you play games, including “recruiting allies, focusing on strengths–using power-ups to get stronger, confronting the bad guys rather than hiding from them,” help you develop what McGonigal calls a “gameful mindset.” The skills you develop when you have a gameful mindset? They’re the kind of skills that can help you lead. As a leader, you need to recruit allies and build and lead teams. You need to know where to find the resources that will make your team stronger. You need to confront problems head-on. Just like you do in a game.”

After coming across various studies, we concluded that if our representatives feel stressed or need to be inspired, playing at least 5-10 minutes of some type of video game and activities will help refresh the mind and recharge it to focus on tasks better. “As kids, we used to get addicted to games, but that was because our focus wasn’t on anything else. However, it’s certain now that perhaps those kids that did play video games might of have had some help in school compared to those that did not. For example in the creative area or innovative area. We’re pleased by these studies and are sure that it helps build and shape mindsets for the best,” says Matthew Goodchild of Chicago Vision.


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Chicago Vision CEO Attended Exclusive Industry Meeting in Chicago

Our CEO at Chicago Vision attended an industry leader’s event earlier this month. The conference was held in Chicago with other great business leaders, and it was an excellent opportunity for networking, learning new information and sharing success stories. “These kinds of events are very informative and important in the business industry. We are always excited and looking forward to attending networking events because it gives us an opportunity to meet other individuals and by socializing with like-minded individuals it inspires us to achieve more than we already have,” says Matthew Goodchild, managing director of Chicago Vision. One of the reasons why we love industry leader events and seminars so much is because we are always trying to improve our company and help everyone in it to grow. We keep in mind that the world is changing and with that tactics, methods, and purposes are as well.

“Attending a business conference to us means that we are educationally benefiting ourselves with opportunities that we wouldn’t be able to find elsewhere. Events like these attract the people that actually matter and want to get ahead in life. Due to that we can interact with others and benefit our business, as well as learn about another individual’s business,” says Matthew Goodchild of Chicago Vision. Growing is the best way to stay competitive. Competition in our industry is plenty, but what makes us stand out is our ability to be confident and progress with skills. Any kind of motivation we muster up, we utilize positively.

The conference and meeting in Chicago we attended gave us the opportunity to meet new leaders, experienced leaders and those that want to experience the same pathway in our industry. We were able to connect with them, and we always utilize the time we have to ask questions and consider the option to let others know about our company as well. This is something that we value, and believe in. It has helped us tremendously, and it has kept us growing.


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Chicago Vision Shares The Vast Difference Between Vision & Dreams

Chicago Vision Shares The Vast Difference Between Vision & Dreams

Dreams and visions are two very different concepts. Dreams are what happen when you wish you go somewhere. Many people may say phrases such as “My dream is to travel” it doesn’t necessarily make it valid because dreams often carry no validation unless you make moves. A vision, however, is what we place importance on because it is exactly how we see the future for ourselves. When visions are taken seriously, it means that an individual wants to go somewhere. The difference, for example, is wishing vs. wanting. At Chicago VIsion, we consider ourselves visionaries. We are a group of individuals that believe in acting on the visions we see for ourselves. Rather than wishing for something to happen, we basically envision and make it happen,” says Matthew Goodchild, managing director of Chicago Vision.

A vision to us is something that more intentional and has an enduring quality. A quality that when it is taken seriously, individuals with strive are the ones that truly understand how to make it out there in the hustle and bustle. “Most individuals will assume and think that dreams and visions are the same things. This is incorrect. When we sleep, we have dreams — but it doesn’t necessarily make them true. But when we vision, our visions show a glimpse in the future for ourselves. It’s a more assertive factor, whereas dreams are passive. To us, dreaming isn’t something that we want. It’s nice to dream and wish for things. However, we want to be able to grab the stars not just imagine to achieve them.

When you envision yourself to reaching the highest, your drive, work ethic, hard work will help you achieve that stance. To complete your vision, you must take the first step by being courageous and actually pushing forward towards your goals. “Tie your goals in with your vision and putting it together will help you focus in on what you want to achieve. Chicago Vision truly believes that individuals who say and do are more likely to grasp their goals than the ones that imagine and waste time. Rather than just dreaming about doing something, envision it and do it. Waste no time trying to grab the stars you see for yourself,” says Matthew Goodchild of Chicago Vision.


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Chicago Vision Discusses Carrying an Unstoppable Attitude

Chicago Vision Discusses Carrying an Unstoppable Attitude

An unstoppable attitude means that you’re aware of yourself and your confidence. No matter what you do, whichever field it is you know that you must maintain a strong mindset and positive attitude to continue being unstoppable. Many times individuals will wonder and ask themselves, “Will I be able to do something?” “Will I be given a chance?” When the question should actually be, “Who is going to stop me from reaching my goal?” This type of mindset means you are ready to take on any challenge that comes your way to reach your dreams. “Due to the given fact that anything can happen, we always maintain a challenged mindset and understand that obstacles are a given. However, having the mentality of an unstoppable individual, we know that it helps to overcome anything thrown in front of us,” says Matthew Goodchild, managing director of Chicago Vision.

Our agents and business partners at Chicago Vision know that it’s not always about what’s happening to you. It’s about how do you handle situations that you need to face. You can either back up and get intimidated or you can take charge and never quit. “That’s the mentality you need, never quit no matter what anyone says and does. Focus on your goal and push through,” says Matthew Goodchild of Chicago Vision. These are some of our favorite quotes to inspire you and also help you maintain a strong mindset.


“The trouble is, you think you have time” — Jack Kornfield

“Defeat is the secret ingredient to success. What defines us is how we rise after falling.” — Conor McGregor

“What you think, you become. What you feel, you attract. What you imagine, you create.” — Buddha

“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” — Robert F.Kennedy

“There’s a six-word formula for success: Think things through, then follow through.” — Eddie Rickenbacker

“Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.” — Zig Ziglar

“Live life as if this will be your last day; Learn as if you will live forever.” — Mahatma Gandhi





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Chicago Vision Believes in The Inevitability of Strive & Success

There’s one thing that is extremely important to consider when one is in the entrepreneurial and business world, and Chicago Vision finds this to be vital for future success. This is something that helps us cultivate creativity, build personality and gain victory in the end. It’s called strive. Strive is something we all need to be aware of and have if we want to succeed. “I always tell my team that no matter what you do, make sure you change something you don’t like. Strive to be better than you were yesterday. Make sure that if you’re struggling, you find another way to make it better. If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude,” says Matthew Goodchild of Chicago Vision.

Anyone can change their situation and turn it around into a positive one. At Chicago Vision, we validate our goals because they matter more than small adverse problems. The only thing that stands in the way of getting success and not reaching it is your attitude and how hard you have strived to get it. “Having a good attitude balances and opens up pathways that were not there before. Due to the fact that you have an open mind and are optimistic about your chances, you will lead in that way as well,” says Matthew Goodchild of Chicago Vision. Our representatives have gathered a few quotes, we believe will help you feel more positive and grasp your goals, as well as lead you to success!

“Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, the mind can achieve.”

Napoleon Hill

Be like a postage stamp. Stick to one thing until you get there.

—Josh Billings

Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.

—Oscar Wilde

The person who starts out simply with the idea of getting rich won’t succeed; you must have a larger ambition. There is no mystery in business success. If you do each day’s task successfully, and stay faithfully within these natural operations of commercial laws which I talk so much about, and keep your head clear, you will come out alright.

—J. D. Rockefeller

If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.

—Albert Schweitzer

You don’t pay the price for success. You enjoy the price for success.

—Zig Ziglar

The most successful people are those who are good at plan B.

—James Yorke


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Chicago Vision Shares 3 Strategies To Persevere/Stay Ahead

Chicago Vision Shares 3 Strategies To Persevere/Stay Ahead

Tom Hopkins said, ” I am not judged by the number of times I fail, but by the number of times I succeed: and the number of times I succeed is in direct proportion to the number of times I fail and keep trying.” For Chicago Vision, our main goal is to be persistent and always reach the furthest when staying on top. No one gets successful overnight and leaders aren’t at the top if they’re always behind. “Ultimate success and victory comes from staying consistent and being persistent throughout the entire journey,” says CEO of Chicago Vision. We firmly believe in a few strategies that have proven effective for us time and time again. We instill these into our mindset and would advise that other individuals can understand this as well.

Stay Realistic

Human beings are not programmed to be robots. We understand that pressure is a significant factor and reaching the top can be quite stressful. “This still doesn’t mean you burn yourself out and sleep one hour every night to reach what you want. Make sure you are healthy in achieving what you want just as much as you are working,” says CEO Mattew Goodchild of Chicago Vision.

Mistakes are Bound to Happen

“Mistakes help us learn from what we did wrong. The ideas and tasks that are not working, we modify them into seeing how they can be better,” says Matthew Goodchild of Chicago Vision. Are you learning from your mistakes? Are you trying to fix what you previously did wrong? These are questions you should ask yourself when you make mistakes and adjust them.

Put Responsibilities First

Focus on the fundamental aspects first and do not worry about the results. When you put your entire focus as a priority on the tasks that matter as the most important, everything else will follow along. Many times individuals try to juggle everything at once, the primary factor in reaching or staying at the top happens by putting essential aspects on the top.

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Chicago Vision Shares Getting Into Self-Discipline Mode

Self-discipline is one of the most critical habits of a successful individual. The key is consistency if you want to produce results. “Hard work and effort are two things that go hand-in-hand. Without these two, self-discipline doesn’t occur naturally. Creating a bond between these two characteristics helps you to be someone that carries the concept of self-discipline within themselves,” says Matthew Goodchild, managing director of Chicago Vision. The most excellent leaders and business professionals have one thing in common: self-discipline. It is such a simple statement, but many times it is underrated, as well as taken for granted. There is no way that it will form without building healthy habits with consistency to help it develop naturally.


According to Success Magazine, “14 Ways to Improve Your Self-Discipline” the writer explains how an individual can harness the power of self-discipline through various tips. The article writes, “Sadly, your natural genius and an occasional burst of hard work are not quite enough to guarantee success in this life. Great entrepreneurs all have one additional amazing trait in common: discipline. It takes a lot of consistency and determination to get your great ideas recognized and to convert your hard work into dollars. It is ironic, then, that self-discipline is often a feature that the brightest people among us lack the most. The problem is that there are so many wonderful things to learn about the world; concentrating on any one project can be a big ask.” “Take a look at the best leaders and athletes of our time. They have to build a life around discipline; they eat, sleep and breath it. They work hard, and their success shows because they are mindful about consistency,” says Matthew Goodchild of Chicago Vision.


The two tips this article wrote about is to: Remove temptations and Schedule Breaks. Self-control is the best form of self-discipline. Stopping yourself from excessively eating something terrible, or doing something harmful to yourself. If you have a bad habit working on it will make sure you get self-discipline. Lastly, schedule breaks, treats, and rewards for yourself. “Self-discipline does not mean your new regimen needs to be completely cold turkey, hardcore, or drill sergeant-like in execution. In fact, giving yourself zero wiggle room often results in failures, disappointments, and giving into your old ways. While practicing self-control, schedule specific breaks, treats, and rewards for yourself. Dieting? Designate Saturday as ice cream sundae day.”


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Chicago Vision Shares: The Benefits of R&R

We’re hard working hustlers and motivated individuals at Chicago Vision. We’re always pushing our limits and challenging ourselves to reach our highest potential. Whether it’s learning a new skill or implementing and creating a new strategy, we’re always on top. “It’s because of our attitude and mindset that we reach any goal we set. 2018 for us will be around pushing barriers further and reach new heights. We’re excited for what is to come,” says Matthew Goodchild, managing director of Chicago Vision. With the hustle also comes a chance to take a break and unwind. Recently, business partners of the CEO Matthew Goodchild spent some time in the Bahamas, beating the cold and catching some sunlight.


“It’s important for everyone from time to time to relax for some R&R. It gives a chance to re-energize, clear the mind and open up your perspective to implement new ideas and strategies,” says Matthew Goodchild of Chicago Vision. In our industry, we’re grateful to be able to experience and relax in new environments. Due to the nature of our industry and clients being located in different areas, it is a huge advantage towards travel. It has become one of those things we’re used to and enjoy it. Even when it is for business, it becomes fun because we’ve developed that mindset of positivity.


“Most individuals dread travel. They find it tiring. It’s actually quite energizing for us. We always make sure to get some R&R in before we start on new projects and studies even show that new environments help give inspiration,” says Matthew Goodchild of Chicago Vision. Research indicates that new environments and nature can give perspective, motivation, and inspiration towards implementing ideas. That is precisely the purpose of R&R, and we’ve enjoyed spending time with business partners in the Bahamas.

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Chicago Vision Shares 7 Quotes To Never Give Up on your Dreams

Giving up is something we don’t do at Chicago Vision. We believe in it. So much so that to ‘give up’ and back down from a situation does not exist for us. We embrace a challenge, and we implement that skill set into our daily life. “Going after your goals is the best feeling ever. But, if you’re ever thinking about giving up, don’t ever think on that. That is not how you will achieve your goals, and you could be giving up something amazing for your future,” says Matthew Goodchild, managing director of Chicago Vision.

Our crew members always mention their dreams and speak about them with such passion and fire. That drive is what keeps anyone awake and alive, and it’s that passion that makes us want to be accomplished towards something in the first place. “There will always be uncertainty and anxiety, but by pushing forward and challenging yourself, you’ll get your dreams one day. But that’s only going to happen if you never give up,” states Matthew Goodchild of Chicago Vision.We want to share some of our favorite quotes at Chicago Vision to keep you in the momentum and keep your dreams alive, always remember never to give in or up.

Nothing ever goes away until it has taught us what we need to learn.
– Pema Chödrön

“It always seems impossible until it’s done.”
―Nelson Mandela

Nothing in the world can take the place of perseverance. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost legendary. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Perseverance and determination alone are omnipotent.
– Calvin Coolidge

“Never give up on something that you can’t go a day without thinking about.”
―Winston Churchill

“Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.”
―Dale Carnegie

“Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.”
―Harriet Beecher Stowe

Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.
– Earl Nightingale

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