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D CEO May 2007

Cover Story

How Jim Safka Revived Match.com

When sales flat lined, Dallas-based Match.com brought in Jim Safka for emergency resuscitation. He managed to jump-start the heart of the business and get it beating stronger than ever. Here’s how.
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Features


Publications

How to Hire Your Next All-Star

Interviews and résumés are fine and dandy, but you need more info to find good fits for the upper levels of your company.
By Merrie Spaeth
Publications

Mayoral Checklist

This June, a new mayor for the city of Dallas will take over. Here is a quick checklist of action items for consideration.


By Phil Ritter
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Michael Hal Anderson

Michael Hal Anderson has planted hundreds of trees in Dallas to bring life to downtown.


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My Personal Team

Life is too complicated without guidance and support. So I picked my mentors with care. 
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Patrick Brandt

The Skywire CEO continues to grow his software company through acquisition.


By Trey Garrison
Business

Pole Positioning

Two electricians have a bright idea for a new way to change a light bulb.

Publications

Strength in Numbers

Dallas is a nascent cluster city, where like companies gather. Venture capital is the glue, and we need more of it to grow.
By David Croson
Business

The Sky’s the Limit

Frisco’s Skywire Software adds yet another company to its roster.
By Trey Garrison
Business

Young Guns

Chad Willis’ Texas Energy Holdings is no longer a new kid on the oil and gas block.


By Melissa Henry
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Cranes,Trains, and Lease Rates

A handful of commercial real estate heavyweights weigh in on Dallas’ development, office prices, and overall trends.


By D Magazine
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Naughty is Nice

Match.com isn’t the only online dating game in town. Herb Vest’s True.com is drawing more eyeballs and lonely hearts than ever.


By Joseph Guinto
Fashion

The Lastest Gear and Gadgets for Sailors

You need more than sunscreen and a skipper’s hat when taming the high seas. Gear up before you ship out.
By Annalise Ghiz
Publications

The Rulers of Real Estate

Chris Teesdale, Robert Grunnah, and Darrell Hurmis give commercial real estate titans the recognition they deserve.


Business

A Car-Lover’s Dream Garage

Your hot rod needs a home that befits its awesomeness. Show it off in a Dream Garage.
By Annalise Ghiz
Business

The Need for Speed

Country clubs shift into high gear at Terrell’s Racer’s Ranch.
Business

Wheel Deal

The DFW Elite Car Club is like having a garage full of sweet rides and plenty of options.
By Annalise Ghiz
Business

Meet CEO Trevor Fetter

Tenet Healthcare CEO Trevor Fetter talks about building boats, flying planes, and his wife’s purse.
By D Magazine
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Minneapolis

Don’t let harsh winters keep you away from the City of Lakes. Minneapolis in May is the Midwest at its best.

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Honoring the Titans of Real Estate

Dallas is a commercial real estate town. It’s home to legendary names like Crow, Miller, and Staubach. But 20 years ago, Chris Teesdale noticed something was missing: proper recognition for those who, quite literally, have built Dallas—and its reputation as a great place to do business—from the ground up. For two decades, his Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame has worked to change that.