Category: Books & People

Talent Management in the Services Sector

At SILA, our businesses include all of the above – real estate advisory, construction management, turnkey interior fit outs, facility management, energy audits, home services and pest management. As a result, the teams are spread over all business verticals lending great diversity to the organization. The human resources team thus has the challenge of ensuring the consistency in the brand message to its internal customers. While the challenges which generally plague the sector did plague us, our culture allowed enterprising solutions which did away with a majority of issues. In this article, we would list down the problems and how the solutions employed by SILA helped in building a robust talent management system. Read more →

On Frankaffe, Sushrut Munje shares a book review on Evading the Shadows - a thriller set during the Mahabharata - written by Rajesh Iyer.

Evading the Shadows – a book review

What is delightful is the author’s respect for the epic, and his empathy towards the uninitiated reader. He does play it safe, for not everyone is a believer, and it’s easier to position beings as humans, so the story adheres to the norms. The book thrills, makes you quite curious to delve into what was the battle all about, and that flame is exactly what the author intends to ignite. Read more →

Sushrut Munje, on Frankaffe, equates revenue in a business venture to the monkey-cat tale from the Upanishads. An essay on business goals and priorities.

Revenue is a Monkey, not a Cat

I have plucked the monkey & cat subjects from a Upanishads tale, which a dear friend and guide recently shared. What has me spellbound is how the analogy floats through business and life, as if the principles apply to everything everywhere. You cannot clap with one hand, you cannot have a disciplined life without a happy you and the happy people around you, you cannot have a successful business without a sincere you and happy customers. It’s a joyous ride, and we better hold on tight :) Read more →

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