Executive Communication For speakers, 8 lessons from standup comedy It’s you, a microphone, and an audience. What stands between you and flop sweat is solid preparation. Here’s what you need to know. By Jessica Levco@raganreporterMay 21, 2012 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.