Hazel Phillips

Don’t we all want to be more productive? Let alone a fully fledged ‘Productivity Ninja’?! Allcott’s book promises to have you stealthily slicing through piles of paper and killing emails with a single glance – in no time at all.

There’s a persistent discourse in New Zealand culture – though it isn’t unique to our nation – that ascribes value to individuals who have dropped out of school or university to chase their own dream and become successful entrepreneurs rather than walking the same path as the masses. It’s an unfortu