Ray Hennessey

Ray Hennessey

Former Editorial Director at Entrepreneur Media

More From Ray Hennessey

Company Culture

When Company Culture Becomes Discrimination

Culture can be a wonderful selling point to attract new employees and customers. But it might also be a cultural hegemony as corrosive as saying you only want a third of your workforce to be women.
Regulations

The One Executive Position Every Startup Now Needs to Fill Today

Uber's recent hiring is a wakeup call to those idealistic enough to believe they don't need to fight City Hall.
Leadership

How a Stroke of Improvisation and Inspiration Saved Europe in WWI

The Taxis of the Marne show what good leadership can do to tip the scales in your favor.
Workplace Diversity

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.
Free Markets

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.
Education

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.
Facebook

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.
Project Grow

Why 'Ghostbusters' Should Be Every Entrepreneur's Favorite Movie

The movie is 30 years old, but the business principles underlying it are timeless. Really.
Uber

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.
Leadership

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.
Leadership

Leadership, Accountability and the D-Day Letter Ike Never Sent

Failure is always an option. Eisenhower knew that, even on D-Day.
Leadership

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.
Employment

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.
Managing Employees

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.
Regulations

What Nannies Teach Us About Smart Regulation

The market can regulate products or businesses better than any bureaucrat. Just ask a babysitter.