Both of them argue that they were simply burned out after four years at the helm, and it was just time to move on.
With Lydia Millet at the helm, though, the motivations matter less than the journey.
In many ways, Hurley's experience at YouTube—and formerly at the helm of PayPal—informs how Hlaska operates.
Seeking the helm of a famously liberal state, Romney decided he wanted to be labeled as pro-choice after all.
When Kathleen Parker parted ways with CNN in February, the show was reborn as In the Arena, with only Spitzer at the helm.
Then, he realized that the man at the helm must be a maniac.
I managed to get the helm hard up, and Mallet jumped inboard.
On his return to the deck, therefore, he ordered all hands to stand by the jib sheet while he took the helm himself.
I happened to be at the helm, and remained in the Mary and Susan.
Constantine was no longer at the helm, fearless, respected, and dominating.
"handle of a tiller," late 13c., from Old English helma "rudder; position of guidance, control," from Proto-Germanic *halbma- (cf. Old Norse hjalm, Old High German helmo, German Helm "handle"), from PIE *kelp- "to hold, grasp" (see helve).
"a helmet," c.1200, from Old English helm "protection, covering; crown, helmet," and perhaps also from cognate Old Norse hjalmr, from Proto-Germanic *helmaz "protective covering," from PIE *kel- "to cover, to hide" (see cell). Italian elmo, Spanish yelmo are from Germanic.