Ray Hennessey

Ray Hennessey

Editorial Director

Ray Hennessey is Editorial Director of Entrepreneur.com.

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.
How Much Blame Do the Jobless Bear for Joblessness?
Growth Strategies

How Much Blame Do the Jobless Bear for Joblessness?

Business owners have jobs and want to hire, but employers say candidates are unprepared and have the wrong attitude. What gives?
Why Our Job Market Is Dying Before Our Eyes
Growth Strategies

Why Our Job Market Is Dying Before Our Eyes

The latest jobs numbers prove a point: Putting government policy over business interests has been a disastrous failure for the American worker.
Baby, It's Cold Outside, But Your Customers Will Return
Growth Strategies

Baby, It's Cold Outside, But Your Customers Will Return

Customers tend to stay home in extreme weather conditions like the U.S. is now facing. But data show they are more likely to come back during cold snaps like this one.
Entrepreneurship, Not Socialism, Is the Answer to Economic Problems
Growth Strategies

Entrepreneurship, Not Socialism, Is the Answer to Economic Problems

Rolling Stone thinks collectivism and guaranteed outcomes are the key to U.S. economic success. Entrepreneurs know better.
The Anti-Capitalist Bigotry of 'The Wolf of Wall Street'
Finance

The Anti-Capitalist Bigotry of 'The Wolf of Wall Street'

As the chatter over the 'The Wolf of Wall Street' shows, the only acceptable form of bias nowadays is toward the free markets.