What is Spark of Inspiration?

Learn a new facilitation method every month

Spark of inspiration is a FREE mini-training that introduces a new facilitation method every month. The training is hosted by the founder of Grape People and the facilitation trailblazer Pepe Nummi. We also have excellent visiting hosts coming to share their expertise in facilitation. Spark of Inspiration is designed to give people the knowledge they need to create better and more engaging meetings in order to achieve breakthrough decisions.

We spark your inspiration every month!


How to participate in our mini-training?

Register and join the FREE 1,5-hour live mini-training. You'll learn a new helpful facilitation method every month. By subscribing, you'll get the exact time of the training, the Zoom link to join in, and notification about upcoming topics. We can only take a limited number of people to every training, so don't forget to subscribe!

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Next Spark of Inspiration:
Facilitator Competencies

December 17, 2021
1 PM - 2:30 PM EET
Helsinki / Finland Time

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Why Group Facilitation Fails?

The very best facilitators might have some differences in how they manage groups and approach a situation, but they all share the same core competencies that support their facilitative styles.

In this mini-training, you’ll learn the competencies that lead to successful group decision-making. Then, with the help of interactive exercises, we go through the key competencies of successful group decision-making.

You learn:

  • Key competencies of a group facilitator
  • Most common reasons why facilitators fail
  • Group practices that lead to success
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Trainer and Facilitator

Pepe Nummi is a founder of Grape People, a Finnish training company specializing in facilitation. Pepe has worked as a facilitator since 1998 and served as the inaugural chairman of the Finnish Association of Facilitators. Pepe is the developer of the Idealogue method and is the author of The Handbook on Facilitation, The Handbook of Virtual Facilitation, and Beyond Brainstorming Idealogue. Over the course of his long career, he has trained over 15,000 people in more than 20 different countries.

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What is Breakthrough Decision Making?

Breakthrough decision making is a structured participatory dialogue process focused on creating understanding and helping groups make informed decisions together.

It is based around two key concepts: Deep dialogue and the CSA model for workshop design.

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