Ray Hennessey

Ray Hennessey

Editorial Director

Ray Hennessey is Editorial Director of Entrepreneur.com.

Actually, Mr. President, That Art History Degree Is Pretty Helpful
Growth Strategies

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
Growth Strategies

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
Growth Strategies

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.
Obamacare Mandate for Many Businesses Pushed Back a Year
Growth Strategies

Obamacare Mandate for Many Businesses Pushed Back a Year

In yet another blow to the troubled law, the administration has decided to push back Obamacare requirements for many American businesses.
How Both Parties Were Wrong About Obamacare and Jobs
Growth Strategies

How Both Parties Were Wrong About Obamacare and Jobs

The latest jobs report is showing the impact of Obamacare on employment. Turns out, a lot of pundits' predictions were wrong.
Why the Postal Service Getting Into Banking Is the Worst Idea Ever
Growth Strategies

Why the Postal Service Getting Into Banking Is the Worst Idea Ever

In a misguided attempt to help the lowest income rung, the USPS is being floated as America's next bank. That won't help anyone.
As More Workers Drop Out, We Need a Better Solution
Growth Strategies

As More Workers Drop Out, We Need a Better Solution

The latest report from the CBO shows Obamacare will rob America of 2.3 million workers. It is time for a philosophical, business-driven change in mindset.
Building Your Brand's Warmth and Competence
Marketing

Building Your Brand's Warmth and Competence

Turns out we stereotype people, groups and businesses. Knowing that goes a long way toward building brand loyalty.
Marketing

Delta (And We) Aren't Afraid to Love the 1980s

Alf, Devo and side ponytails: A new in-flight safety video is so rad, we want to be gagged with a spoon.
Stop Pressuring Companies to Raise Wages
Growth Strategies

Stop Pressuring Companies to Raise Wages

Despite the rhetoric, companies are making workers' lives better and continue to help our economic growth.
Government Shuts Down 11-Year-Old's Cupcake Business
Growth Strategies

Government Shuts Down 11-Year-Old's Cupcake Business

A budding entrepreneur in Illinois had her business featured by local press. That's when the trouble started.
The NSA Is Using Angry Birds to Spy on You
Technology

The NSA Is Using Angry Birds to Spy on You

Many popular smartphone apps are being mined for user data by the government, and authorities are using them to track your sexual habits.
How OfficeMax Failed on the PR Front...Twice
Marketing

How OfficeMax Failed on the PR Front...Twice

OfficeMax's insensitive letter to 'Daughter Killed in Car Crash' is being blamed on Big Data. But all the blame rests with the company.
How Milton Friedman Predicted Bitcoin In 1999
Technology

How Milton Friedman Predicted Bitcoin In 1999

Long before Bitcoin ever existed, the notion was proposed by the U.S.'s most famous free-market economist.