As you search for a personality assessment to catalyze and add value to your team building session, first validate the accuracy of the assessment itself. If you are looking to build a sound architectural structure, it's essential to begin with a solid foundation. Keep in mind that a team building session is not merely a light-hearted break from your daily office routine-- it's an exercise that can impact your organization's productivity, success, and bottom line.
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After you’ve had a chance to identify the type of assessment you’ll need to accomplish your team's specific goals, dive vertically into the background and backing of each potential assessment. Not all assessments have supporting robust, scientific research, and an assessment that provides inaccurate data causes more problems than it solves. Let's dive into the importance of tapping into a valid and reliable assessment, as well as how you can determine the accuracy of an assessment's results.
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