One of the many great topics that arise in powerpoint is the use of the grid, and the 'rule of thirds'. However, aside from using a great picture and a small amount of text the questions that most people ask me is "that's great from limited text, but what if I really can't remove them - and how can I make them look better laid out?"
No an easy question to answer, because in every makeover, there are text that can be refined - nevertheless, using grids in any number of ways allows us to, at the very least, rearrange the way we place our bulletpoints. We can achieve this by boxing them up, using borders and refining the colours to match our corporate slides to eliminate those white backgrounds and floating text.
Here are two brief examples to highlight this: