Feb 15, 2013, 10:16 AM
By Abdoulie Nyockeh
Dr. Seedy Drammeh, deputy director for Human Resources and Admin at The Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) has authored another book titled: The Importance of Setting Goals and Benefits of Mentoring Relationship.
This latest development increases his collection of books to 31 that he has published so far.
Speaking to the media, Dr. Drammeh explained that the book contains useful information about the importance of setting goals, having a plan and mentor to guide towards achieving the goals.
“It is important to point out that setting personal goals gives a person long-term vision and short-term inspiration,” he said.
The book, he went on, would help people to focus on what they want so as to accomplish their goals, adding that it will also serve as guide when it comes to financial resource management in order to effectively utilise the resources to achieve a desired goal.
According to him, the book also provides vital information on what should be done when setting personal goals.
“Anyone who wants to be successful at the highest level needs to set achievable goals. The goals should be clear and realistic so that you would be able to accomplish your dream.”
Drammeh indicated that it is a fact that lots of people find it difficult to know if they are achieving positive results because they don’t set goals. Anyone who wants to achieve something great should decide what he/she wants in life. The individual should also have a plan to guide him/herself. “
In a nutshell the book he explained, gives advice on how to set personal goals, saying it also chronicles vital information about benefits of mentorships on personal initiatives at work place.
“It may interest the readers to know that mentoring in workplace creates opportunities for employees. It also encourages employees to learn new skills.”Further, he said the book also assists institutions retain key skills and knowledge while at the same time reduces the amount of work on employees.