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"In a sea of humanity..

..belonging is a shore of security, love and identity." 

~ Dea Irby

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GET CONNECTED ~ GO DEEPER ~ BELONG
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Welcome Friends!

I'M DEA! ~ Connector, Communicator & Cultivator

How do you light a fire under your employees without burning them out?  How do you keep good team members without shackles?  How do you create a community in your workplace where every team member feels like they belong?

I am a community cultivator for marketplace leaders who want to build a company culture that increases the bottom line and decreases team member turnover. 

Growing up in a small MS town taught me about belonging. Since 1974 I, along with my husband, have lived in 15 homes in 5 Southern states, raising 8 children and pastoring multiple churches.

 

The one consistent thread throughout all my adventures has been building real community -  in the home, in business, in churches, and on teams.

 

I am a published author, speaker, connector, and Realtor in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC area.

 

I have discovered that real community is not just being connected but about being claimed!

I thank you so much for taking a moment of your valuable time to learn about me, and I am excited to get connected!

Blessings!  

Dea

 
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LISTEN TO DEA'S TED TALK
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Does the digital age threaten our connectedness? Do families still have meals that gather everyone around the table or has the magic of the meal faded?

 

Is it generational? Is it economics? Maybe life has gotten too busy and hectic with work or children’s sports events, the business “grind’ or school activities to make time for family meals.

 

But, history shows that a meal can make a difference. Dea Irby set out on a journey to find the magic of the meal and answer these questions.

What she discovered surprised her. She will share results of the journey, her findings and the process for maximizing our human experience that may lead you to new places.   Enjoy this conversation titled "The Magic of the Meal" by Dea Irby at TedX Ashburn.

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HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO CONNECT?