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.

Law Enforcement

Business Leaders Have a Responsibility to Support Police

The trend of businesses ignoring and even disrespecting the role and sacrifice of law enforcement is a failure of leadership.
Executive Compensation

CEO Pay Isn't All That Out of Whack If You Look at Real Data

Why do CEOs get paid so much? Because they deserve it. Plain and simple.
worth-knowing

Winning at All Costs Is Not True Leadership

When you set out to win and don't count the costs, you end up paying far more than you expected.
Joint Employer

How the NLRB's Employment Ruling Could Hurt Jobs, Business Growth

The NLRB just penalized the only entities providing jobs in this country, in the name of increasing employment. How does that make sense?
Uber

Researchers Find Uber Use Leads to a Decrease in DUI Deaths

A study of drunk-driving deaths shows Uber has a positive effect, provided the price is right.
Cybersecurity

Court Rules FTC Can Come After Your Company After a Cyber Attack

in a closely watched ruling, an appeals court says victims of hackers have liability for unfair-practices claims.
Regulations

Apple's Tim Cook Made a Rookie Mistake and Might Face SEC Sanctions

The CEO of Apple, which is notoriously tight-lipped, selectively released information about his company's performance. That's not good.
Project Grow

4 Ways Stock-Market Volatility Affects Every Business

Entrepreneurs and small-business owners need to pay attention to market swings, whether they like it or not.
Advertising

KFC Doubles Down on a Dumb Ad Campaign

KFC believes that a negative response equates to a good response. No wonder the chain is struggling.
Run a Better Business

James Harrison Is Right: Winning Is Better Than Trying

The idea that everyone needs to feel like a winner is turning us into a society of losers.
Tinder

Sean Rad Takes Another Swipe as Tinder CEO

CEO Christopher Payne was not deemed a good 'fit' for the popular dating app.
Inspiring Your Team

When Doing Right Turns Out to Be Very Wrong

Zirtual, Gravity Payments and Zappos all have one thing in common: the danger of good intentions.
Google

Google to Reorganize Into New Company Called 'Alphabet'

The search giant is breaking into smaller units and adopting an umbrella-company strategy.
Mentorship

What the Death of My Teacher and Friend Taught Me About Mentorship

You never really lose a truly good mentor, even when you lose a truly good friend.
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