Opinion http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/opinion The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Opinion en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Fri, 20 Jun 2014 13:00:00 GMT One Way to Turn Customers Into Raving Fans: Be Controversial It's more powerful to be polarizing than it is to be neutral. Fri, 20 Jun 2014 13:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/234779 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/234779 Jason Fell The Latest FCC Net Neutrality Rules Should Be Opposed By favoring one type of company over another, regulators are guilty of the worst kind of government interference. Thu, 15 May 2014 22:20:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233960 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233960 Ryan Shea Success or Failure: Which Breeds Stronger, More Resilient Entrepreneurs? Are champions born or are they made? Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231535 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231535 Jason Ankeny OPINION: Who's Hit Hardest by Obamacare What industry is yelling loudest about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act? Meet the trade group leading a charge to water down and repeal Obamacare. Thu, 26 Sep 2013 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228381 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228381 Scott Shane Why California Can't Be Home to the Hyperloop Forget Los Angeles to San Francisco. Given California's brutal regulatory climate, Elon Musk has a much better chance linking Austin to Dallas, writes Ray Hennessey. Mon, 12 Aug 2013 22:18:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227807 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227807 Ray Hennessey Free Trade Bad for Workers? Don't Believe It There has been much angst over the Trans-Pacific Trade Agreement, but the argument that freer trade is bad for workers doesn't hold water, writes Ray Hennessey. Mon, 05 Aug 2013 15:04:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227685 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227685 Ray Hennessey Why Exxon's Lower Profit is Bad for Taxpayers While some lawmakers are quick to join in the chorus of complaints about 'Big Oil', it's companies like Exxon that send the bags of cash to Washington for Congress to squander, writes Ray Hennessey. Thu, 01 Aug 2013 13:32:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227648 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227648 Ray Hennessey OPINION: For Employers, Obamacare Penalties Abound When it comes to the increased trend of adding part-time jobs under Obamacare, what looks like a 'win-win' is actually a 'lose-lose' for businesses. Mon, 29 Jul 2013 17:21:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227602 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227602 Ray Hennessey In Turkey, a Strange Dance Between Government and Entrepreneurs Turkish startups receive substantial support from the government, yet many entrepreneurs disagree with state policies, writes Case Western's Michael Goldberg. Fri, 26 Jul 2013 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227581 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227581 Michael Goldberg Six Flags as Regulator: Why It Matters In a single move, Six Flags Entertainment could usher in a new era of smart regulation or set the free markets back decades. Wed, 24 Jul 2013 14:05:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227546 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227546 Ray Hennessey The Real Demon of Detroit (Opinion) An anti-business mindset is the real reason the Motor City finds itself in bankruptcy court. A federal bailout would be further evidence of its bad bets. Fri, 19 Jul 2013 10:55:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227509 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227509 Ray Hennessey Entrepreneurship Is a Midlife Game (Opinion) Contrary to popular opinion and the media's fascination with young entrepreneurs, baby boomers are more likely to run their own businesses than 20-somethings. Fri, 15 Feb 2013 14:50:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225843 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225843 Scott Shane Jesse Jackson: Turn Big-Company Tax Dodging into Small-Business Funding (Opinion) The liberal activist recently proposed using multinationals' overseas cash to fund U.S. small businesses. Fri, 08 Feb 2013 08:46:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225716 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225716 Scott Shane Delay in Crowdfunding Rules Hurts Foreign Entrepreneurs (Opinion) Startups in emerging markets like Vietnam want to tap U.S investors, but capital won't flow until crowdfunding moves forward, writes Case Western's Michael Goldberg. Mon, 21 Jan 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225528 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225528 Michael Goldberg We Need Smarter Business-Owner Retirement Plans, Not More (Opinion) Small-business owners' optimism often hinders their retirement planning. Behavioral economics has some ideas about what it would take to get you to plan for your golden years. Fri, 18 Jan 2013 10:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225544 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225544 Scott Shane It's the Uncertainty, Stupid (Opinion) Washington policy makers would like nothing more than for small business to boost hiring and investment. The best thing they could do is come to some agreement on the deficit and enact rules about all the laws they've passed. Mon, 14 Jan 2013 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225463 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225463 Scott Shane Are Small-Business Owners Going to Spoil the Mood? (Opinion) Despite the headlines about rising consumer confidence, the U.S. economy isn't looking up. Business owners' pessimism remains a drag on the recovery. Tue, 04 Dec 2012 09:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225139 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225139 Scott Shane Love Obamacare? Get Ready for More Health-Care Legislation Most Americans don't like the 'market solution' to the problem of escalating health-insurance costs. The best option for employers and employees alike is to push for government policies that lower the cost of care. Wed, 28 Nov 2012 09:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225072 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225072 Scott Shane Closing the African-American Startup Gap (Opinion) Targeted minority-lending programs have had only limited success in encouraging new-business creation among minorities. Could crowd-funding help close the startup gap? Thu, 15 Nov 2012 10:24:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224973 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224973 Scott Shane Should Small Business Fear the Fiscal Cliff? (Opinion) Think concerns over the coming federal spending cuts and tax increases are overblown? Think again. Here's why. Thu, 27 Sep 2012 08:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224520 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224520 Scott Shane