Ray Hennessey

Ray Hennessey

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.

To Think Bigger and Better, Stop Glorifying Failure
Leadership

To Think Bigger and Better, Stop Glorifying Failure

Don't fail fast. Win fast.
5 Things Mother Teresa Never Said That Can Nevertheless Inspire the Hell Out of You
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5 Things Mother Teresa Never Said That Can Nevertheless Inspire the Hell Out of You

The soon-to-be saint is one of the most-misquoted women in history. On the bright side, the quotes still resonate.
Les McKeown on the Key Decision Leaders Must Make to Grow
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Les McKeown on the Key Decision Leaders Must Make to Grow

Run the company as you always have or bring in help? It's a question of growth goals.
2 Phrases That Hold Leaders Back
Leadership

2 Phrases That Hold Leaders Back

Build a company culture and leadership reputation that rejects common, tiresome excuses.
Les McKeown on Surviving Your 'Whitewater' Period
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Les McKeown on Surviving Your 'Whitewater' Period

Companies tend to hum along and then, suddenly, everything goes wrong. Handling that period is key.
When Managing Weak Performers, Follow the 'Rule of Thirds'
Leadership

When Managing Weak Performers, Follow the 'Rule of Thirds'

Observe your team's workflow and pinpoint where the disruption stems from. Jeffrey Hayzlett, author of 'Think Big Act Bigger' says leaders often invest too much time and too many resources in weak performers.
Les McKeown on How to Make Your Business a Predictable Success
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Les McKeown on How to Make Your Business a Predictable Success

There comes a period where business goes from fun to whitewater. That's the time to take your company to the next level.
Leaders: Ask Yourself These Three Questions
Entrepreneur Press Books

Leaders: Ask Yourself These Three Questions

The author of 'Think Big Act Bigger' reveals his criteria for personal satisfaction.
Embrace the Imperfect Picture Beneath Your Masterpiece
Inspiration

Embrace the Imperfect Picture Beneath Your Masterpiece

There is a secret picture underneath Mona Lisa's smile. There's one under yours, too.
How Leaders Could Be More Like 'Danny Ocean'
Leadership

How Leaders Could Be More Like 'Danny Ocean'

An expert shares why charisma is important for leaders.
To Be the Best In Your Team, Develop a 'Servant Mentality'
Entrepreneur Press Books

To Be the Best In Your Team, Develop a 'Servant Mentality'

Keep your hands dirty and never be 'above the work.'
How a Visit to Crossfit Taught Me the Importance of Finding 'Company Cadence'
Entrepreneur Press Books

How a Visit to Crossfit Taught Me the Importance of Finding 'Company Cadence'

Align your business operations with the cadence of your company culture.
This Disney Movie Scene Could Make You a More Focused Leader
Entrepreneur Press Books

This Disney Movie Scene Could Make You a More Focused Leader

Entrepreneur Press author Jeffrey Hayzlett says the most dangerous move in business is the failure to make a move.
Dan Price Says Personal Cost of Salary Plan Was Worth It
Dan Price

Dan Price Says Personal Cost of Salary Plan Was Worth It

Speaking at the Entrepreneur360 conference, the Gravity Payments CEO says his radical decision to cut his salary and raise it for his employees isn't right for every company.
It's Time for Sean Rad to Leave Tinder. For Good.
Tinder

It's Time for Sean Rad to Leave Tinder. For Good.

Sean Rad is a skilled entrepreneur and visionary, but he has proven too often he isn't right for a larger, high-profile role.