"Being a CEO still means sitting across the table from big institutional investors and showing your leadership and having them believe in you."
"If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right."Christie Hefner on Henry Ford
"A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus."Christie Hefner on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership."Christie Hefner on Nelson Mandela
"A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves."Christie Hefner on Lao Tzu
"Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership."Christie Hefner on Colin Powell
"In college, my big money memory was saving up to buy a car with my boyfriend, whom I lived with."
"No, I never thought about my father's money as my money."
"I don't think about financial success as the measurement of my success."
"My mother thinks I could have even run a larger company."
"Even though money seems such an objective topic, it can also be the most intimate, and possibly harmful, part of a relationship."