About Aaron Watson

Aaron Watson is the former Editor of Acuity.

Other former roles include stints as a business, entertainment, political, food and arts journalist/editor. He has also dabbled in corporate communications and marketing.

As an editor, his publications have won media awards in Australia and New Zealand.

He lives with his wife, son and two cats on the south coast of New Zealand’s North Island.

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  1. Happiness key to boosting staff productivity

    Psychologist and happiness expert Tal Ben-Shahar tells us how to get happy...

  2. How to handle a complaint

    Chartered accountants do get sanctioned and fined - don’t let this happen to you...

  3. Turning ideas of insolvency around

    It’s time people understood the value insolvency professionals add to the economy, say industry representatives...

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  4. From accounting practice to professional services firm

    A small-town firm in rural New Zealand is turning local expectations of accountants on their heads...

  5. The value of marketing

    London Business School's Patrick Barwise on what all finance professionals need to know about their marketing colleagues...

  6. The strangest excuses for not paying your tax on time

    Each year people fail to pay their tax on time. We asked the Australian Tax Office and New Zealand’s Inland Revenue for some of the strangest excuses they have received...

  7. Tightening banking rules to avoid another GFC

    Banking industry regulation needs to be tighter if we are to minimise the risk of another GFC, warns Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Global President Brian McEnery...

  8. Martin Lindstrom: Small data key to effective leadership

    Martin Lindstrom explains that the power of big data is useless unless you have intuition and experience through which to filter the macro numbers...

  9. Turning data into knowledge

    Nicole Ferguson CA heads a business helping innovators turn data and research into the sought-after “knowledge economy”...

  10. AI customer-isation

    Frank van der Velden CA, chief executive of Touchpoint Group, explains how artificial intelligence (AI) will change the way you do business online...

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