Ray Hennessey

Ray Hennessey

Guest Writer / Editor-at-Large

Ray Hennessey, the former editorial director of Entrepreneur, is Chief Innovation Officer at JConnelly, an integrated communications firm in New York, and a senior advisor to Alley, a coworking community in Manhattan. He writes frequently on leadership, communications, management, politics and economics.

Regulations

The SEC Is Itching to Stretch Its Reach Into Venture Deals

Unicorns are a problem for the SEC, and that's a big headache for Silicon Valley and the startup world.
Minimum Wage

California's Minimum Wage Hike Puts Business Community at Risk

With a $15-an-hour wage, lawmakers in the Golden State tell business owners, 'Go east, young man.'
Tax Policy

As Trump Rolls On, Fixing Tax Loopholes Is a Clear Priority

Donald Trump used Super Tuesday to highlight his plans to repatriate overseas profits and compel American companies to stay put.
Run a Better Business

Failure of Stewardship Was at the Heart of Wounded Warrior Project Firings

The ousted charity leaders never provided the structures and controls needed to be protectors of the generosity coming their way.
Love

Nancy Reagan Proved the Power of Partners in Leadership

As President, Ronald Reagan reshaped American government and politics. He always said he could not have done it without his Nancy.
worth-knowing

To Alexis Ohanian, Success Came After a Series of Setbacks

At the Entrepreneur Accelerate Your Business conference, the Reddit founder said entrepreneurs shouldn't be afraid to stumble.
Run a Better Business

How George Washington Showed Leadership by Declining Authority

The true strength of the power leaders hold is often found when they stay their hands and don't wield it.
Leadership

Leadership Requires Being Gracious in Defeat

Cam Newton gives a lesson in how leaders shouldn't behave when things don't go their way.
Work-Life Balance

Did Mark Zuckerberg Really Take 'Paternity Leave?'

Facebook's founder is back at work after a high-profile respite. It's worth asking if he ever truly left.
Run a Better Business

How a Rule Change by Pope Francis Gives a Lesson in Leadership to All

The Pope knows what he believes, is clear about his intentions and isn't afraid to fight.
Twitter

Twitter Suffers Worldwide Outage

The social-media network had greeted visitors with a message that there was something technically wrong.
Lawsuits

Drunken Exec Who Punched Uber Driver in Viral Video Is Suing the Driver for $5 Million

The former Taco Bell exec who became infamous for assaulting his driver says it isn't his fault and the driver has to pay.
Free Markets

China Is a Problem, But Higher Tariffs Are Not the Solution

Pushing higher tariffs may win Trump some votes, but his politics would yield awful economic policy.
Inspiring Your Team

The Business World's Cultural Icon Has a Real Culture Problem

In a move for a better culture at Zappos, CEO Tony Hsieh has watched great employees leave. That's bad culture management.
Politics

The One Line in the State of the Union That Shows Why Business Distrusts the President

Sorry, Mr. President. Companies that treat their employees well are the rule in American business, not the exception.
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