Ray Hennessey

Ray Hennessey

Editorial Director

Ray Hennessey is Editorial Director of Entrepreneur.com.

Business Students Don't Get Love. Nor Do They Need It -- Yet.
Leadership

Business Students Don't Get Love. Nor Do They Need It -- Yet.

A Gallup survey raised the question of how important emotional support is during the college years.
College Is Worth the Price. Just Not This Price.
College

College Is Worth the Price. Just Not This Price.

A college president says economic models don't apply to college tuition. That theory wouldn't pass Econ 101.
The World Needs More of Richard Branson's 'Hubris'
Richard Branson

The World Needs More of Richard Branson's 'Hubris'

The criticism of Sir Richard Branson's role in the SpaceShipTwo crash is a knock on entrepreneurship itself.
Tim Cook Is Wrong: You Really Can't Fire Someone For Being Gay
Free Markets

Tim Cook Is Wrong: You Really Can't Fire Someone For Being Gay

Tim Cook, in acknowledging his homosexuality, perpetuated a politically charged myth about gays in the workplace.
Tim Cook Is Gay. But As Apple's CEO, That Isn't His Biggest Revelation.
Leadership

Tim Cook Is Gay. But As Apple's CEO, That Isn't His Biggest Revelation.

Cook knows his responsibilities as CEO of Apple. He proved that in his coming out.
Accidents Happen and Space Is Hard
Free Markets

Accidents Happen and Space Is Hard

Ignore the criticism over the private sector's role in the Antares rocket failure.
When Innovation Means Playing God
Innovation

When Innovation Means Playing God

Innovation is creation, and that has consequences. We need to understand that.
Branding

Igniting Your Audience and Your Brand

Our latest conference in the New York area highlights the challenges of modern branding.
Suck It Up and Wake Up Early
Sleep

Suck It Up and Wake Up Early

Schools are being encouraged to start later to let students sleep in. Whatever happened to the early bird?
The 3 Ways Roger Goodell Failed to Show Leadership in His Press Conference
Leadership

The 3 Ways Roger Goodell Failed to Show Leadership in His Press Conference

In trying to mute the criticism of the NFL's response to abuse cases, commissioner Roger Goodell showed surprisingly bad judgment.
How Business Is Regulating Good Behavior in the NFL
Capitalism

How Business Is Regulating Good Behavior in the NFL

The NFL and players needed sponsors to get serious about abuse. Thank capitalism for that.
How Inspiration From Leo Tolstoy Can Drive Your Business
Inspiration

How Inspiration From Leo Tolstoy Can Drive Your Business

Tolstoy never ran a business and faced a world different from ours. But entrepreneurs can learn a lot from him.
Stop Playing So Nice With Your Competition
Competition

Stop Playing So Nice With Your Competition

The criticism of Uber's disruption of Lyft is misplaced. We should all be so competitive.
When Company Culture Becomes Discrimination
Company Culture

When Company Culture Becomes Discrimination

Culture can be a wonderful selling point to attract new employees and customers. But it might also be a cultural hegemony as corrosive as saying you only want a third of your workforce to be women.
The One Executive Position Every Startup Now Needs to Fill Today
Regulations

The One Executive Position Every Startup Now Needs to Fill Today

Uber's recent hiring is a wakeup call to those idealistic enough to believe they don't need to fight City Hall.