If you have a visible role which you will soon pass to another, make a transition plan. There are things you can do to help others accept the new leader and to set the new leader up for success.
See the example of David’s transition plan for Solomon.
- Make a public commitment to the new leader, 1Kgs 1:28-30.
- Give visible resources to the new leader that others will recognize, 1Kgs 1:33.
- Conduct a public handoff of the role and authority to the new leader, 1Kgs 1:34-35.
- Have a celebration, 1Kgs 1:39-40.
You can use what David did as a template to customize for your transition plan.