The Sales History Podcast

The Top 5 Sales Follows - From 1922

April 12, 2022 Todd Caponi Season 2 Episode 5
The Sales History Podcast
The Top 5 Sales Follows - From 1922
Show Notes

Wondering what sales influencers would be the best follows for you on LinkedIn? Well, in today's episode, I give you that list - but from 100 years ago! The dawn of modern sales took place in the early 1900s - the individuals each left an indelible mark on all of YOUR sales careers - even today.

So let's explore - the Top Five Sales Follows from 100 years ago...
#5 - Noval Hawkins - "The greatest salesperson in the history of Ford Motor Company" & multi-time sales author
#4 - Lucinda W. Prince - THE pioneer for women in sales
#3 - Worthington C. Holman - Co-authored the first NCR sales manual, multi time author, publisher, editor and quote machine
#2 - Dr. Orison S. Marden - the GOAT of business philosophers, who "has had children named after the titles of his books"
#1 - Arthur Sheldon - the GOAT of sales philosophers, who, when he died in 1935 was referred to as "THE philosopher of selling"