Sales and Cigars Podcast

“Calling all brothers and sisters of the leaf”

With cigar in hand and the occasional dry rye Manhattan, host Walter Crosby has real conversations with growth-minded individuals about carefully curated sales topics.


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Podcast Reviews

  • More Than Sales!
    May 16, 2024 by kamkam197555 from United States

    Walter is a refreshing voice covering relevant topics with really inspiring guests. This show is so much more than sales - great content for anyone with a growth mindset and working to be a better version of themselves!

  • Guesting on “Sales & Cigars”
    April 1, 2024 by THE-CEO from United States

    Walter Crosby does an amazing job preparing and guiding his guests through extremely relevant and topical conversations that the audience will bookmark for all time reference points. Walter was also a guest on my podcast, and he is equally talented as a guest as he is as a host.

  • Fun and valuable content!!!
    January 25, 2024 by James I. Bond from United States

    I’ve been listening to Sales and Cigars and have found it awesome! Walter's choice of topics and guests make his podcasts relevant and fun. Outstanding, and valuable on so many levels!

  • Really loved how he works with the guests
    December 21, 2023 by ZackLemear from United States

    Great show, and really liked how he is able to be nimble with the guests if other topics pop up he can adjust and pivot on the fly, to not only keep it on point but allow the guest to be seen and heard in different ways.

  • Fun show!
    October 11, 2023 by Leadership Team Guru from United States

    Walter brings a relaxed atmosphere with a lot of great information for sales teams and leaders. Well worth the time to listen.

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