Ray Hennessey

Ray Hennessey

Editorial Director

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

Danny Meyer's Economically Nonsensical Solution to the Tipping 'Problem'
Wages

Danny Meyer's Economically Nonsensical Solution to the Tipping 'Problem'

In eliminating tipping at his restaurants, Danny Meyer just may have proven how necessary gratuities are.
Believing You're Capable Demands Doubting Yourself
Doubt

Believing You're Capable Demands Doubting Yourself

It's almost never a lack of faith that will sink you. It's a lack of doubt and a lack of understanding of what faith and belief really are.
Dance Your Ass Off When You Win
Success

Dance Your Ass Off When You Win

At a time when culture tends to punish success, it's important to remember the benefits of celebration.
A Failed CEO Is Better Than a Successful Politician
Election 2016

A Failed CEO Is Better Than a Successful Politician

The political class's criticism about setbacks in the work of Trump, Fiorina and Carson is wrong and misguided.
Private Aviation Company Wheels Up Raises $115M to Fuel App, Expansion
Funding

Private Aviation Company Wheels Up Raises $115M to Fuel App, Expansion

The company, founded by serial entrepreneur Kenny Dichter, is bringing a membership model to flying.
Innovation Can Happen in Small But Meaningful Ways
Innovation

Innovation Can Happen in Small But Meaningful Ways

When a surgeon decided to try something new four decades ago, it changed the face of a sport.
When the CEO Goes Bad, the Whole Company Needs a Fresh Look
Leadership

When the CEO Goes Bad, the Whole Company Needs a Fresh Look

Cutting off the head does nothing to fix what is likely cultural rot throughout an entire organization.
Elitism Has No Place in Entrepreneurship
Ready To Launch

Elitism Has No Place in Entrepreneurship

Working on a startup, or being an entrepreneur, is no better than the labor of others. Remember that.
Business Leaders Have a Responsibility to Support Police
Law Enforcement

Business Leaders Have a Responsibility to Support Police

The trend of businesses ignoring and even disrespecting the role and sacrifice of law enforcement is a failure of leadership.
CEO Pay Isn't All That Out of Whack If You Look at Real Data
Executive Compensation

CEO Pay Isn't All That Out of Whack If You Look at Real Data

Why do CEOs get paid so much? Because they deserve it. Plain and simple.
Winning at All Costs Is Not True Leadership
Leadership

Winning at All Costs Is Not True Leadership

When you set out to win and don't count the costs, you end up paying far more than you expected.
Teacher Gets to Keep Job Despite Being Tardy 111 Times in Two Years
Employment Issues

Teacher Gets to Keep Job Despite Being Tardy 111 Times in Two Years

Be glad you don't have this guy working for you.
How the NLRB's Employment Ruling Could Hurt Jobs, Business Growth
Ready To Launch

How the NLRB's Employment Ruling Could Hurt Jobs, Business Growth

The NLRB just penalized the only entities providing jobs in this country, in the name of increasing employment. How does that make sense?
Researchers Find Uber Use Leads to a Decrease in DUI Deaths
Uber

Researchers Find Uber Use Leads to a Decrease in DUI Deaths

A study of drunk-driving deaths shows Uber has a positive effect, provided the price is right.
Court Rules FTC Can Come After Your Company After a Cyber Attack
Cybersecurity

Court Rules FTC Can Come After Your Company After a Cyber Attack

in a closely watched ruling, an appeals court says victims of hackers have liability for unfair-practices claims.