The scene- a group of NHS managers stand around a bolt fixed to the wall, repeatedly hitting it with a hammer in a futile attempt to remove it, and a valuable painting, from the wall. Every manager is holding a new, shiny, and identical, hammer.
A colleague and I walk in and, wielding a spanner, easily remove it from the wall, and hand the painting to the most senior person in the room. We turn to leave.
*gesturing to a huge bank of paintings on the wall, each affixed with a single bolt* “Can you port what you just did to hammers?”
Without a word, we trudge wearily out.