Recently,Bob Iger pitched his 2019 memoir

The Ride of a Lifetime, as his way of sharing the lessons

He had learned while running Disney

The world’s most successful entertainment company

At its essence, good leadership isn’t about being indispensable

It’s about helping others be prepared to possibly step into your shoes

He wrote. That lesson has apparently been lost on Disney

Which seems to find Iger unusually indispensable

This week, its board extended the 72-year-old’s contract by two years

To December 2026 — 21 years after he became chief executive