4. Work-life integration among top brass is gaining momentum.
Nancy Mellard, head of the CBIZ Women's Advantage, a professional development program for women, says Mayer's appointment -- and the fact that the position is so high-profile -- has opened the floodgates for debate about work-life balance.
"She's not trying to find balance, I think she is trying to find integration of both her personal and professional lives," Mellard says. "We try to set ourselves up for ultimate failure because our lives are not in balance. [We should] take what's important to us and integrate that in all the other important parts of our lives."
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