September 11, 2018
The Clerk to Ghana’s Parliament, Mr Emmanuel Anyimadu has identified discipline as the secret to his success in life.

According to him, it is because of his disciplined nature that is why he is able to plan his life and work schedules giving priority to the things that matter and working by laid down procedure.

Mr Anyimadu has therefore urged Ghanaian workers to exercise a great zeal of discipline to enable them manage their time effectively in order to overcome the negative effects of stress for greater productivity at the workplace.

Addressing participants made up of heads of departments and agencies drawn from selected public institutions at the end of a four day training session on effective time and stress management by the Parliamentary Training Institute in Parliament House, Accra, Mr Animadu said a well disciplined staff at various places of work especially the public sector are necessary assets for the development of the country.

“If you are discipline, you will concentrate on your work and finish on time, if you are discipline, you be able to overcome stress. Be discipline in what you eat and drink. Discipline is the secret of my life” he said.

Sharing his personal experience on how he effectively manage his time and the stress associated with the conduct of his work in a political environment, the Clerk emphasis the need for managers at all levels to follow laid down rules and regulations.

He also charged heads of institutions to develop administrative structures where they are lacking to help manage stress and time in the conduct of their work.

This he said will help them overcome the challenge of cutting corners that may end up piling up unnecessary stress on them.

“Obedience to rules helps a lot, If you want to be successful, obey rules” he stated.

By Christian Kpesese/