In order for your business to grow you need to consider incorporating creative development into your business plan. Why is creative development important? Well, a creative development (CAD) plan can be used as a map by which a company can measure their current performance against their business goals. A comprehensive plan will outline what message is intended to be communicated to your target market and how each message is going to be communicated. A creative development plan is extremely important to get your message across to your targeted market and connect your message to all your other marketing efforts.
So what can a creative development plan include? Well, depending on the nature of the problem in question, a CAD can provide detailed steps along with organized information on what steps need to be taken to solve that particular problem. Some typical requirements of a creative development plan would be to identify the problem, explore potential solutions, make a business case for the solution, and create a well-working prototype.
For example, let’s say that we were dealing with a young child with asthma who was experiencing trouble breathing. The doctor suggested that the young child should not be left alone or have a tube inserted into his throat. The doctor would then demonstrate to the young children available methods for controlling his asthma with an inhaler and show how to use the inhaler while sitting down. The doctor would also teach the young children a few tricks for problem solving such as blowing his nose and giving him a squeeze. All this is included in the doctor’s creative development plan.
As a parent, I was thrilled to learn that my newborn son had received this type of training at his early morning kickboxing class. The young child was able to communicate and interact with his peers while learning some basic skills. He had fine motor skills, which consisted of holding his head up, taking turns with his toys, and even manipulating objects. These are skills that he will need in later years when he starts school. With the creative development activities that he performed during his kickboxing class, he was able to use these skills on many future occasions such as his first birthday, when he learned to count, or his first year in school when he was taught to spell. Of course, he had never encountered these types of educational toys before and did not know how to do them.
Another example of a young child utilizing creative development activities is when he is starting to read. Many parents believe that preschoolers do not need such activities because their minds are too small to absorb such information. However, research has shown that reading to a preschooler is a great way for this age group to learn about language and the mechanics of such language. A preschooler does not require such exercises as word recall or spelling. He needs to learn to read; however, this can be done through such activities as playing story books or following a simple storyline.
The importance of these sorts of activities cannot be underestimated. In fact, many preschoolers have a great amount of difficulty in this area. It is often thought that creativity is not learned in the early years, and instead it must be passed down from parent to child. This is not necessarily the case however. Studies have shown that creativity can actually be learned from within and preschoolers can enhance their creativity skills without being overly stimulated by their environment.