Ray Hennessey

Ray Hennessey

Editorial Director

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

Apple's Tim Cook Made a Rookie Mistake and Might Face SEC Sanctions
Regulations

Apple's Tim Cook Made a Rookie Mistake and Might Face SEC Sanctions

The CEO of Apple, which is notoriously tight-lipped, selectively released information about his company's performance. That's not good.
4 Ways Stock-Market Volatility Affects Every Business
Small Business - Big Impact

4 Ways Stock-Market Volatility Affects Every Business

Entrepreneurs and small-business owners need to pay attention to market swings, whether they like it or not.
KFC Doubles Down on a Dumb Ad Campaign
Advertising

KFC Doubles Down on a Dumb Ad Campaign

KFC believes that a negative response equates to a good response. No wonder the chain is struggling.
James Harrison Is Right: Winning Is Better Than Trying
Control What You Can

James Harrison Is Right: Winning Is Better Than Trying

The idea that everyone needs to feel like a winner is turning us into a society of losers.
Sean Rad Takes Another Swipe as Tinder CEO
Tinder

Sean Rad Takes Another Swipe as Tinder CEO

CEO Christopher Payne was not deemed a good 'fit' for the popular dating app.
When Doing Right Turns Out to Be Very Wrong
Entrepreneurship

When Doing Right Turns Out to Be Very Wrong

Zirtual, Gravity Payments and Zappos all have one thing in common: the danger of good intentions.
Google to Reorganize Into New Company Called 'Alphabet'
Google

Google to Reorganize Into New Company Called 'Alphabet'

The search giant is breaking into smaller units and adopting an umbrella-company strategy.
What the Death of My Teacher and Friend Taught Me About Mentorship
Mentorship

What the Death of My Teacher and Friend Taught Me About Mentorship

You never really lose a truly good mentor, even when you lose a truly good friend.
In the Battle of Billionaires, Howard Schultz Doesn't Measure Up to Trump
Politics

In the Battle of Billionaires, Howard Schultz Doesn't Measure Up to Trump

Howard Schultz is reportedly being urged to run for president. But if he wants to succeed, he needs to better understand his target market.
Uber Speeds Past Facebook as Quickest to $50 Billion Value Level
Uber

Uber Speeds Past Facebook as Quickest to $50 Billion Value Level

Uber reached an important milestone in valuation three years before Facebook.
China Seeks to Control the Web and Your Business Is Caught in the Middle
China

China Seeks to Control the Web and Your Business Is Caught in the Middle

American businesses cannot stay neutral in what is clearly now an all-out war over the future of the worldwide Internet.
Everything You Need to Know About Leadership You Learned in Physics Class
Control What You Can

Everything You Need to Know About Leadership You Learned in Physics Class

The basic lessons we learned in physics class tell you everything you need to do to run a successful business. Hit the books.
Tech Entrepreneur Sought in Son's Disappearance Arrested In New York
Crime

Tech Entrepreneur Sought in Son's Disappearance Arrested In New York

Michael Streko was caught after reportedly asking children for drugs. His son was found unharmed.
New York City Caves on Plan to Cap Uber Drivers
Regulations

New York City Caves on Plan to Cap Uber Drivers

Mayor Bill de Blasio faced vocal opposition to plans to stop Uber's growth in New York.
Tech Entrepreneur Sought in Connection With N.J. Kidnapping Case
Crime

Tech Entrepreneur Sought in Connection With N.J. Kidnapping Case

Michael Streko had launched a Kickstarter campaign to travel the country interviewing entrepreneurs.