Ray Hennessey

Ray Hennessey

Ray Hennessey is Editorial Director of Entrepreneur.com.

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Tech Companies Deserve More Credit for Their Diversity
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Tech Companies Deserve More Credit for Their Diversity

The numbers that critics use to paint a damaging picture of Silicon Valley need to be viewed in context.
When Will Washington Start Unleashing the Power of Entrepreneurs?
Leadership

When Will Washington Start Unleashing the Power of Entrepreneurs?

The latest GDP figures prove that the policies of the last six years are targeting the wrong culprits.
Starbucks Finds a Free-Market Solution to Education Costs
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Starbucks Finds a Free-Market Solution to Education Costs

An important shift in who actually subsidizes out-of-control tuition inflation seems like a good first step.
PayPal President David Marcus Jumps Ship to Run Messaging at Facebook
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PayPal President David Marcus Jumps Ship to Run Messaging at Facebook

Marcus will run the messaging business for Facebook after leaving the eBay unit after three years.
Why 'Ghostbusters' Should Be Every Entrepreneur's Favorite Movie
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Why 'Ghostbusters' Should Be Every Entrepreneur's Favorite Movie

The movie is 30 years old, but the business principles underlying it are timeless. Really.
Uber Breaks a Record With Its Latest Funding Round
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Uber Breaks a Record With Its Latest Funding Round

With $1.2 billion from Fidelity and others, Uber sets the bar for other private companies in VC funding.
The 15 Ronald Reagan Quotes Every Business Leader Must Know
Leadership

The 15 Ronald Reagan Quotes Every Business Leader Must Know

On the 10th anniversary of the Gipper's death, we present some of his best thoughts on American business.
Leadership, Accountability and the D-Day Letter Ike Never Sent
Leadership

Leadership, Accountability and the D-Day Letter Ike Never Sent

Failure is always an option. Eisenhower knew that, even on D-Day.
We Are Flawed, Erring Humans. Don't Blame Google.
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We Are Flawed, Erring Humans. Don't Blame Google.

Google is being forced to erase the worst of who we are. We should be embracing that side of us.
Small Businesses Extend Hiring at Best Post-Recession Clip
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Small Businesses Extend Hiring at Best Post-Recession Clip

There's still a lot of worry about adding new employees, but the pace of hiring is at an eight-year high.
Turns Out It Is Illegal to Force Employees to Be Positive
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Turns Out It Is Illegal to Force Employees to Be Positive

We all want positive employees. But employer policies that mandate that attitude now are unlawful.
What Nannies Teach Us About Smart Regulation
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What Nannies Teach Us About Smart Regulation

The market can regulate products or businesses better than any bureaucrat. Just ask a babysitter.
Why Americans Don't Want to Start New Businesses
Starting a Business

Why Americans Don't Want to Start New Businesses

New data show new business growth has slowed since 2008. It shouldn't be hard to see why.
What Will Get Americans Working Again?
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What Will Get Americans Working Again?

The entrepreneurial spirit of the American worker continues to erode, and the policy response is just plain wrong.
How RadiumOne Did the Right Thing in Firing Its CEO
Leadership

How RadiumOne Did the Right Thing in Firing Its CEO

Gurbaksh Chahal assaulted his girlfriend, but firing him took more guts by the board than you think.
Why Are Business Owners Blamed For the Gender Pay Gap?
Leadership

Why Are Business Owners Blamed For the Gender Pay Gap?

How many of you have paid someone less because of their gender? Didn't think so.
What Would Make Mark Cuban 'Combust' If He Ran Box
Technology

What Would Make Mark Cuban 'Combust' If He Ran Box

The billionaire investor is dishing some pointed advice to Box, which he helped get off the ground.
Supreme Court to Decide Whether Businesses Have Religion
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Supreme Court to Decide Whether Businesses Have Religion

A challenge to Obamacare will decide whether companies are really people, too, and can express religious values.
What David Brenner Taught Us About Defining Success
Leadership

What David Brenner Taught Us About Defining Success

Don't be fooled by the obituaries that suggest the comedian never achieved the success he sought. He knew better, and that is a lesson for us.
The 7 Management Lessons of Pope Francis
Leadership

The 7 Management Lessons of Pope Francis

A year into sitting on the Throne of Peter, Pope Francis has proven to be a valuable example of enlightened leadership.
How the New Obama Overtime Rules Will Squelch Opportunity
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How the New Obama Overtime Rules Will Squelch Opportunity

By making more workers eligible for overtime, the Obama Administration may be making the job market worse, not better.
A Bronx Cheer for Silent Cheering
Leadership

A Bronx Cheer for Silent Cheering

We are now told we cannot cheer for our children when they play sports. Any wonder why competitive zeal is dying in American business?
American CEO of Singapore Bitcoin Exchange Found Dead
Technology

American CEO of Singapore Bitcoin Exchange Found Dead

Authorities are awaiting a toxicology report on the death of Autumn Radtke, though suicide is a possibility.
Target CIO Out Following Data Breach
Technology

Target CIO Out Following Data Breach

The retailer is shaking up its digital-security strategy after suffering one of the worst credit-card hacks in history.
Obamacare to Raise Premiums for 65 Percent of Small Businesses
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Obamacare to Raise Premiums for 65 Percent of Small Businesses

A new government report says the level of rate hikes for small businesses and their employees will be higher than originally estimated.
What a Train Conductor Taught All of Us About Customer Service
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What a Train Conductor Taught All of Us About Customer Service

A New York-area train conductor messed up big time, causing a hassle for hundreds of commuters. What he did next is a lesson for us all.
Actually, Mr. President, That Art History Degree Is Pretty Helpful
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Actually, Mr. President, That Art History Degree Is Pretty Helpful

By discounting the value of a four-year degree, President Obama misses a path to success clearly laid out in economic data.
CBO Says Raising Minimum Wage Will Lead to Job Cuts
Compensation and Benefits

CBO Says Raising Minimum Wage Will Lead to Job Cuts

A hike in the minimum wage could lead to as many as half a million job cuts, according to the nonpartisan analysis.
Why Derek Jeter Is So Admired
Leadership

Why Derek Jeter Is So Admired

The Yankee captain is calling it quits. Business leaders can learn a lot from the way he played the game.
The Myth of the Have-Nots
Business Management

The Myth of the Have-Nots

By focusing on wealth or income disparity, we miss the point that all people are equally capable of succeeding.
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