Sashank Purighalla Blog

5Y Solutions, Inc.

5Y Solutions, Inc.

We know what IT can do… we depend on it… we are excited about the possibilities…. And there is cool stuff surfacing every day! But!!! When it comes to making your own ideas come to life… you have to deal with where to start… or the insurmountable, non-sustainable...

Dealing with BIG kids

Dealing with BIG kids…

The world is filled with them…. ‘Big Kids’…. Ironically, most like to think of themselves as the adults! Adulthood cannot to be contained to acting stern. It has to include self-assessment on the kid-hood calipers! The litmus tests are many and then there are calipers to measure the...

From darkness to light

From darkness to light….

I watched a Telugu movie a long time back called ‘Antham’, which translates to ‘The End’…. One of my favorite movies! It’s the story of an orphaned boy who is brought up by a gangster who raises him to be a merciless killer, a criminal in the eyes...

The blame game

The blame game….

As kids, most people have gone through the experience of blaming someone or something…. “It was not me… it was him” “I could not do it because…. what ever reason…” “My dog ate my homework!” “But for him, I would have done it”…. It can seem pretty self-comforting...

Are you becoming a captive of your psychological comfort

Are you becoming a captive of your psychological comfort?

As a leader you recognize your strengths and shortcomings. If you want to be a good leader, you try to surround yourself with people that make you more effective. Surrounding yourself with strong people that cover for your gaps and are able to challenge your thinking while staying...

Smart work at scale

Smart work at scale!!!

Smart work is the application of thought to maximize the resultant output from a set quantum of labor…. When you are not satisfied with your productivity or the outcomes that you have been getting over a span of time, the usual tendency would be to try to put...

Making tough choices to succeed

Making tough choices to succeed….

You always need more than just yourself to succeed… it’s with people that your capabilities widen… your reach extends… your thought deepens. But it is also people that slow you down… that pull you back when you really want to do something… put their ‘foot down’, just because...