Ray Hennessey

Ray Hennessey

Editorial Director

Ray Hennessey is editorial director of Entrepreneur.com.

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.
How a Stroke of Improvisation and Inspiration Saved Europe in WWI
Leadership

How a Stroke of Improvisation and Inspiration Saved Europe in WWI

The Taxis of the Marne show what good leadership can do to tip the scales in your favor.
Tech Companies Deserve More Credit for Their Diversity
Workplace Diversity

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?
Free Markets

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
Education

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.