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Disney’s 2021 film Encanto is as much about a supernaturally gifted family as it is about leadership and succession. It’s a perfect picture of a leadership transition headed toward breakdown as Alma, an aging matriarch, must let go of control and pass the mantle of leadership on to the next in line.

In so many ways, Encanto is about what not to do when you’re an outgoing organizational leader. For a successful succession, this movie shows us that transitioning leaders need to:

1. Unleash their people’s hidden gifts.

2. Listen to their disruptors.