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๐Ÿ‘‰๐ŸงDo all deal forecast meetings suck?

I feel like I'm in that last scene from 8 Mile every time I attend a forecast meeting with the rest of the AE's (Palms sweaty - You only have one shot, do not miss your chance... Mom's spaghetti)


Additional context: New AE here. I'm super nervous every time I give my forecast in front of the rest of the team. My boss tears up my deals in front of everyone. Trying hard to improve but I'm curious to hear from the rest of the savages - Do all forecasting meetings suck?



Do all forecast meetings suck?
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BigMeech
WR Officer
+11
Coors Light Advocate
I don't think anyone really ever enjoys forecast calls. They normally are just "how can you bring in this deal you were originally forecasting for 3 months from now"
paddy
Arsonist
+9
Account Executive
There's not many things I abhor more than these meetings
BST
Contributor
+3
Account Executive
I dread it every week.
poweredbycaffeine
Politicker
+7
Bean Juice Drinker | Sales Savant
The problem is the belabored weekly pounding of the same 5 deals. More sales leaders need to change their weekly forecast cadence in order to keep it productive and truly a pipeline health check rather than a flogging of each rep and how awful their deals are.
BST
Contributor
+3
Account Executive
"Flogging" is such a good word. And very very true!
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