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Are You Boring People to Death?

It slays me when a presenter in a meeting or at a conference throws up PowerPoint slides full of words, then proceeds to read them to the audience. I mean, if words alone are enough to communicate your ideas, send an email.

If you use PowerPoint for sales presentations or internal communications, you’ve got to watch this brief video:  The Truth About PowerPoint

If you don’t have 3 minutes to watch the video, please remember just this one tip: don’t read your slides out loud.


Andrew Field is President of, known by its thousands of happy customers as "America‘s Print Shop." He works and lives along the Yellowstone River in southwest Montana.

About the Author: Andrew Field

Business growth is great, but bigger challenges go with it - Andrew Field, CEO of, provides tips and advice to help you chart a course for your business.

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