And no I don't mean that really - this article absolutely captures the guidance that is offered to women seeking to progress their careers. It includes advice about being more 'blokey', wear less feminine clothes and learn about football! Really? 

One of my favourite musicals is Legally Blonde - 'pink', blonde and fluffy, yet sharp-witted, observant and determined. Who would you rather was your lawyer - Elle or the arrogant ex-boyfriend relying on his WASP background to make his way in the world.

That does not mean you should not consider what you wear, or talk about, or how you behave and interact with people at work. Of course you should. But the key is to be authentic to yourself, your values and your goals. And be confident in your abilities and skills. Go for it!