Entrepreneur: Latest from Ray Hennessey http://www.entrepreneur.com The latest small business tips and advice from Entrepreneur.com. en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Thu, 26 Jun 2014 17:36:00 GMT 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. Thu, 26 Jun 2014 17:36:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235206 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235206 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? The latest GDP figures prove that the policies of the last six years are targeting the wrong culprits. Wed, 25 Jun 2014 15:20:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235159 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235159 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 An important shift in who actually subsidizes out-of-control tuition inflation seems like a good first step. Mon, 16 Jun 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234849 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234849 An important shift in who actually subsidizes out-of-control tuition inflation seems like a good first step. PayPal President David Marcus Jumps Ship to Run Messaging at Facebook Marcus will run the messaging business for Facebook after leaving the eBay unit after three years. Mon, 09 Jun 2014 21:17:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234658 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234658 Marcus will run the messaging business for Facebook after leaving the eBay unit after three years. Why 'Ghostbusters' Should Be Every Entrepreneur's Favorite Movie The movie is 30 years old, but the business principles underlying it are timeless. Really. Mon, 09 Jun 2014 15:02:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234629 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234629 The movie is 30 years old, but the business principles underlying it are timeless. Really. Uber Breaks a Record With Its Latest Funding Round With $1.2 billion from Fidelity and others, Uber sets the bar for other private companies in VC funding. Fri, 06 Jun 2014 18:27:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234596 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234596 With $1.2 billion from Fidelity and others, Uber sets the bar for other private companies in VC funding. The 15 Ronald Reagan Quotes Every Business Leader Must Know On the 10th anniversary of the Gipper's death, we present some of his best thoughts on American business. Thu, 05 Jun 2014 12:31:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234547 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234547 On the 10th anniversary of the Gipper's death, we present some of his best thoughts on American business. Leadership, Accountability and the D-Day Letter Ike Never Sent Failure is always an option. Eisenhower knew that, even on D-Day. Wed, 04 Jun 2014 16:55:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234519 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234519 Failure is always an option. Eisenhower knew that, even on D-Day. We Are Flawed, Erring Humans. Don't Blame Google. Google is being forced to erase the worst of who we are. We should be embracing that side of us. Fri, 30 May 2014 19:08:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234393 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234393 Google is being forced to erase the worst of who we are. We should be embracing that side of us. Small Businesses Extend Hiring at Best Post-Recession Clip There's still a lot of worry about adding new employees, but the pace of hiring is at an eight-year high. Tue, 13 May 2014 14:26:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233835 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233835 There's still a lot of worry about adding new employees, but the pace of hiring is at an eight-year high. Turns Out It Is Illegal to Force Employees to Be Positive We all want positive employees. But employer policies that mandate that attitude now are unlawful. Tue, 13 May 2014 11:56:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233832 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233832 We all want positive employees. But employer policies that mandate that attitude now are unlawful. What Nannies Teach Us About Smart Regulation The market can regulate products or businesses better than any bureaucrat. Just ask a babysitter. Fri, 09 May 2014 13:04:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233753 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233753 The market can regulate products or businesses better than any bureaucrat. Just ask a babysitter. Why Americans Don't Want to Start New Businesses New data show new business growth has slowed since 2008. It shouldn't be hard to see why. Wed, 07 May 2014 11:47:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233689 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233689 New data show new business growth has slowed since 2008. It shouldn't be hard to see why. What Will Get Americans Working Again? The entrepreneurial spirit of the American worker continues to erode, and the policy response is just plain wrong. Fri, 02 May 2014 15:32:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233592 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233592 The entrepreneurial spirit of the American worker continues to erode, and the policy response is just plain wrong. How RadiumOne Did the Right Thing in Firing Its CEO Gurbaksh Chahal assaulted his girlfriend, but firing him took more guts by the board than you think. Mon, 28 Apr 2014 17:20:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233453 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233453 Gurbaksh Chahal assaulted his girlfriend, but firing him took more guts by the board than you think. Why Are Business Owners Blamed For the Gender Pay Gap? How many of you have paid someone less because of their gender? Didn't think so. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:16:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232958 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232958 How many of you have paid someone less because of their gender? Didn't think so. What Would Make Mark Cuban 'Combust' If He Ran Box The billionaire investor is dishing some pointed advice to Box, which he helped get off the ground. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 15:59:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232519 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232519 The billionaire investor is dishing some pointed advice to Box, which he helped get off the ground. Supreme Court to Decide Whether Businesses Have Religion A challenge to Obamacare will decide whether companies are really people, too, and can express religious values. Mon, 24 Mar 2014 12:55:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232435 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232435 A challenge to Obamacare will decide whether companies are really people, too, and can express religious values. What David Brenner Taught Us About Defining Success Don't be fooled by the obituaries that suggest the comedian never achieved the success he sought. He knew better, and that is a lesson for us. Sun, 16 Mar 2014 14:38:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232252 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232252 Don't be fooled by the obituaries that suggest the comedian never achieved the success he sought. He knew better, and that is a lesson for us. The 7 Management Lessons of Pope Francis A year into sitting on the Throne of Peter, Pope Francis has proven to be a valuable example of enlightened leadership. Thu, 13 Mar 2014 16:35:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232176 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232176 A year into sitting on the Throne of Peter, Pope Francis has proven to be a valuable example of enlightened leadership. How the New Obama Overtime Rules Will Squelch Opportunity By making more workers eligible for overtime, the Obama Administration may be making the job market worse, not better. Thu, 13 Mar 2014 12:12:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232169 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232169 By making more workers eligible for overtime, the Obama Administration may be making the job market worse, not better. A Bronx Cheer for Silent Cheering We are now told we cannot cheer for our children when they play sports. Any wonder why competitive zeal is dying in American business? Fri, 07 Mar 2014 20:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232053 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232053 We are now told we cannot cheer for our children when they play sports. Any wonder why competitive zeal is dying in American business? American CEO of Singapore Bitcoin Exchange Found Dead Authorities are awaiting a toxicology report on the death of Autumn Radtke, though suicide is a possibility. Wed, 05 Mar 2014 17:50:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231983 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231983 Authorities are awaiting a toxicology report on the death of Autumn Radtke, though suicide is a possibility. Target CIO Out Following Data Breach The retailer is shaking up its digital-security strategy after suffering one of the worst credit-card hacks in history. Wed, 05 Mar 2014 16:36:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231978 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231978 The retailer is shaking up its digital-security strategy after suffering one of the worst credit-card hacks in history. Obamacare to Raise Premiums for 65 Percent of Small Businesses A new government report says the level of rate hikes for small businesses and their employees will be higher than originally estimated. Tue, 25 Feb 2014 13:21:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231764 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231764 A new government report says the level of rate hikes for small businesses and their employees will be higher than originally estimated. What a Train Conductor Taught All of Us About Customer Service A New York-area train conductor messed up big time, causing a hassle for hundreds of commuters. What he did next is a lesson for us all. Tue, 25 Feb 2014 12:24:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231763 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231763 A New York-area train conductor messed up big time, causing a hassle for hundreds of commuters. What he did next is a lesson for us all. 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. Wed, 19 Feb 2014 14:20:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231625 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231625 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 A hike in the minimum wage could lead to as many as half a million job cuts, according to the nonpartisan analysis. Tue, 18 Feb 2014 22:26:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231621 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231621 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 The Yankee captain is calling it quits. Business leaders can learn a lot from the way he played the game. Wed, 12 Feb 2014 20:34:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231500 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231500 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 By focusing on wealth or income disparity, we miss the point that all people are equally capable of succeeding. Wed, 12 Feb 2014 18:16:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231491 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231491 By focusing on wealth or income disparity, we miss the point that all people are equally capable of succeeding.