Ray Hennessey

Ray Hennessey

Editorial Director

Ray Hennessey is editorial director of Entrepreneur.com. He writes frequently on leadership, management, politics and economics.

Did Mark Zuckerberg Really Take 'Paternity Leave?'
Work-Life Balance

Did Mark Zuckerberg Really Take 'Paternity Leave?'

Facebook's founder is back at work after a high-profile respite. It's worth asking if he ever truly left.
How a Rule Change by Pope Francis Gives a Lesson in Leadership to All
Control What You Can

How a Rule Change by Pope Francis Gives a Lesson in Leadership to All

The Pope knows what he believes, is clear about his intentions and isn't afraid to fight.
Twitter Suffers Worldwide Outage
Twitter

Twitter Suffers Worldwide Outage

The social-media network had greeted visitors with a message that there was something technically wrong.
Drunken Exec Who Punched Uber Driver in Viral Video Is Suing the Driver for $5 Million
Lawsuits

Drunken Exec Who Punched Uber Driver in Viral Video Is Suing the Driver for $5 Million

The former Taco Bell exec who became infamous for assaulting his driver says it isn't his fault and the driver has to pay.
China Is a Problem, But Higher Tariffs Are Not the Solution
Free Markets

China Is a Problem, But Higher Tariffs Are Not the Solution

Pushing higher tariffs may win Trump some votes, but his politics would yield awful economic policy.
The Business World's Cultural Icon Has a Real Culture Problem
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The Business World's Cultural Icon Has a Real Culture Problem

In a move for a better culture at Zappos, CEO Tony Hsieh has watched great employees leave. That's bad culture management.
The One Line in the State of the Union That Shows Why Business Distrusts the President
Politics

The One Line in the State of the Union That Shows Why Business Distrusts the President

Sorry, Mr. President. Companies that treat their employees well are the rule in American business, not the exception.
What Will You Do When You Don't Win the Powerball?
Inspiration

What Will You Do When You Don't Win the Powerball?

All the things you would do if you suddenly came into millions are actually within your grasp right now. Go for them.
It's Time for the Private Sector to Break States' Stranglehold on Lotteries
Free Markets

It's Time for the Private Sector to Break States' Stranglehold on Lotteries

All lotteries are simply taxes dressed as a way to better your financial health.
Entrepreneurs Need to Realize They're All the C-Word
Free Markets

Entrepreneurs Need to Realize They're All the C-Word

So many people like to identify as entrepreneurs while trying to ignore the economic system that got them there.
Don't Let the Loneliness of Entrepreneurship Kill You
Entrepreneurship

Don't Let the Loneliness of Entrepreneurship Kill You

New studies suggest loneliness has adverse health effects. That's something entrepreneurs need to address.
To Think Bigger and Better, Stop Glorifying Failure
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To Think Bigger and Better, Stop Glorifying Failure

Don't fail fast. Win fast.
5 Things Mother Teresa Never Said That Can Nevertheless Inspire the Hell Out of You
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5 Things Mother Teresa Never Said That Can Nevertheless Inspire the Hell Out of You

The soon-to-be saint is one of the most-misquoted women in history. On the bright side, the quotes still resonate.
Les McKeown on the Key Decision Leaders Must Make to Grow
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Les McKeown on the Key Decision Leaders Must Make to Grow

Run the company as you always have or bring in help? It's a question of growth goals.
2 Phrases That Hold Leaders Back
Leadership

2 Phrases That Hold Leaders Back

Build a company culture and leadership reputation that rejects common, tiresome excuses.