Since joining the AlphaSights NY Team in July 2014, I've heard awesome stories of past company retreats – the early days with a small global team in Ibiza, sun and fun in San Diego, jet skiing in Tampa… the list goes on. I've always admired the way my colleagues carry and share these memories, honoring them in internal project titles and with photos of teams bonding taped to my peers' computer monitors. My expectations for this year's excursion to New Orleans