I don't think about financial success as the measurement of my success.— Christie Hefner
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I had higher math SATs than in English - yet I became an English major in college.
Billy not only had a distinguished career in the Legislature, but he also has great business instincts and has done exceedingly well making investment decisions in both stocks and private ventures such as real estate.
I had an allowance, but I had to do things around the house to earn it.
I think I always wanted my own money.
I came to Playboy not expecting to stay.
But after five years, I found myself really enjoying the business world, and I realized I had some skill.
Even though money seems such an objective topic, it can also be the most intimate, and possibly harmful, part of a relationship.
At the very beginning, I said my life and Playboy are a Rorschach test.
It's a culmination of the dreams and fantasies and prejudices you bring to the table
I'm basically a gift-giver.
Half of my employees are women.
Not only did I enjoy the creative side of Playboy and enjoy being surrounded by people who are curious about life, but I also love the analytical and hard business side of it.
Well, I grew up around the magazine and was part of a generation that was embracing our sexuality.
I've lectured at the Harvard Business School several times.
Being a CEO still means sitting across the table from big institutional investors and showing your leadership and having them believe in you.
But maybe because the dot-com world gives people positions at a younger age, and many women are prominent in this business, it will help change the view about who can run big companies.
In college, my big money memory was saving up to buy a car with my boyfriend, whom I lived with.
I think in terms of what I am able to accomplish and build.
Actually, my parents were separated by the time I was about 2 years old.
No, I never thought about my father's money as my money.
From the time that I can remember, I worked to make money - either baby-sitting, or one year wrapping gifts at a department store at Christmas, so I could have my own money.
I don't know what a world would be like if you do away with sexy images.
I have invested in the stock market since I was very young.
I know what the attitudes of the readers are: These are guys who love women and respect women.
I never have to this day, because my money is the money I earn.
Yes, last year we hit a record number of murders from guns [in Chicago].
And this year we are already outpacing last year's numbers. Now, there are contributing factors that are not under anybody's control and may seem odd, but it is factually true. One of them is actually the weather. There is a dramatic increase in gun violence when it is warmer. And we are having this climate change effect that is driving that.
Most people sell stock to pay taxes, but I didn't want to sell any stock.
The very first stock I bought right out of college was Berkshire Hathaway.
I'm surrounded by very powerful women and very progressive men.
I defend the right of almost everything to be published.
.. because I think that you're better off in trusting the marketplace than allowing other people to make that decision.
Some, but much of my money is tied up in Playboy stock.
It's important not to limit the amount of their own money that candidates can spend, but to give other people access to enough money to run competitive races.
I'd guess that 80 percent of the people who work for Playboy are feminists.
I expected to go into journalism or law.
Playboy strategically selected the Forum Shops at Caesars in Las Vegas to debut our first U.S. store because it is one of the most successful retail shopping destinations in the world. It is clear that Playboy and Las Vegas are a powerful match, presenting the chance for consumers and visitors to experience all of the glamour, sexiness, style and fun associated with both.
I developed a great sense of self-confidence when I was very young.
My mother thinks I could have even run a larger company.
With the strong global appeal of the Playboy brand and the differentiated content offered, we have built a men's destination site with multiple revenue streams, including e-commerce, advertising, subscription and pay-per-view, ... In addition, our recent acquisition of the Spice brand gives us an opportunity to create a separate site, cross-promoted with the Spice TV network.
We don't fight about money... I hate to see people fight about money.