Terry Weaver

Terry Weaver

Founder of The Thing

Terry Weaver is a renowned speaker, author, event producer, podcaster, and ideapreneur who is passionate about seeing people live life alive; whether through helping others see their dreams become reality, traveling around the world challenging students to change the world, leading teams of people to do more together than they could alone, or hanging out with Mickey Mouse.

With a background in the music business, Terry has led creatives through their professional journey. Whether it’s getting to the stage of Grammys, helping entrepreneurs with a six-figure product launch, or leading conversations with key thought-leaders, Terry’s mission is to help leaders take what they are doing to the next level. His greatest passion is to see you thriving in the purpose you were put on this earth to do.

As a highly sought-after speaker, Terry has shared the stage with Disney legends, athletes, leaders of Fortune 500 companies, and award-winning actors and musicians at colleges, churches, conferences, school assemblies, and conventions. His coaching and consulting business continues to allow him to equip his clients to be dreamers and doers He leads mastermind groups called “Herds” that help leaders “go far together.”

Terry produces the premiere event for creatives, makers, entrepreneurs, and leaders called “The Thing” in Orlando, Florida. A gathering of square pegs from every industry imaginable attendees have included candle makers, business owners, artists, dancers, acrobats, lawyers, and funeral home directors. His book “Making Elephants Fly: Getting Your Dreams Off the Ground” has quickly become the go-to resource for anyone trying to move big ideas forward.

On his popular podcast “Making Elephants Fly: Conversations with High-Octane Leaders, Dreamers, & Creative” he has interviewed many industry-leading innovators, New York Times Best Selling Authors, and leaders from brands like Disney, Yahoo, Oprah, and Cirque Du Soleil. Featured guests have included Seth Godin, Jeff Goins, Tim Sanders, Leigh Holt, Andy Andrews, Lee Cockerell, C. McNair Wilson, and Larry Winget.

It’s pretty clear that Terry believes that the impossible is actually possible. He lives outside Nashville, Tennessee along with his wife Leslie with their miniature schnauzer, Walt.