Every so often, senior leadership decides that a new system will solve all our problems. They know there will be a “period of adjustment” but this drawing communicates the emotional costs in a way that is hard to ignore. The minute this metaphor map appeared a room full of fifty people started laughing in recognition. The directors and all his direct reports pedal a monster bicycle of integration that leaves dead bodies behind and people running for their lives ahead. The emotion in this picture is the primary message.