Sometimes we all need to break away and think about something other than work.
Find out how the members of the 40 Under 40 Class of 2011 spend their off hours and recharge their mental batteries.
In that role, he's overhauled BMO Harris' one-size-fits-all incentives for branch bankers and developed a more nuanced system that sets different goals, depending on the demographics served by each location.
1 in commercial real estate sales and leasing here and No. It's a big job: He oversees an office downtown and four in the suburbs, with more than 1,000 employees across 15 business lines."It was a class of science geeks and art geeks," she recalls, "and I gravitated toward the art and the science research." What followed for the Hyde Park native was a bachelor's degree in history from Northwestern and then a master's from the prestigious Courtauld Institute of Art in London.Then there was a fellowship at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia.She later began to gain wider notice at the Studio Museum in Harlem, where she focused on conceptual art practices and artists of African descent.That's where MCA Chief Curator Michael Darling found her. But it was her intelligence in terms of art and curating that clinched it," he says.In fact, the ladies of seemed particularly unfazed by Lauer's ousting when discussing the news on Wednesday's show — not because they were privy to his behavior, but because they know of many Lauer-type pervs lurking in morning TV.Related: Katie Couric Admitted Lauer Pinched Her 'On The Ass A Lot' While Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, and former NBC personality Sara Haines all raised good points, the MVP of the discussion was hands down Meghan Mc Cain — who said she's been "done" with Lauer ever since he (allegedly) orchestrated the firing of Ann Curry.Beran was chef de cuisine, the person in charge of all things kitchen-related. Beran's mind about the offer: "The opportunity to find my own style," he says.And, indeed, his skills are being put to the test at this offbeat eatery, where menus are crafted according to alternating themes and people pay upward of 0 apiece months in advance for tickets to dine. Beran is turning out dishes for Next's "Childhood" menu.To be sure, it was an unusual path to one of the most coveted gigs in the restaurant business: managing a staff of about a dozen chefs and working with three-Michelin-star chef Grant Achatz to set the menu for Next, Mr.Achatz's follow-up to his internationally renowned restaurant Alinea, where Mr.