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How To Win At Life In 1,284 Slides, According To A 30-Year-Old Who Sold His Startup For $US170M

Ryan allisRyanallis.comRyan Allis, author of the 1,284-slide slideshow.

Ryan Allis just turned 30. In his 20s, he created and sold a company, iContact, for $US170 million.

Allis created the longest PowerPoint deck imaginable of life lessons learned over the past year. Valleywag’s Nitasha Tiku first highlighted the slidedeck.

It’s 1,284 slides and his advice includes gems such as:

“Important people like opening FedEx packages.”


“Let your inner child come out daily and silly dance.”

The presentation is separated into three parts: Life (566 slides), Entrepreneurship (449 slides), and The World (269 slides).

In what is surely the longest slideshow Business Insider has ever published, we uploaded all 1,284 slides for your viewing pleasure. So our site doesn’t collapse under the weight, we’re publishing them in three installments. We’re publishing all of the slides here in three installments:

Here’s the first part, “Life.”

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