Or he may be going through a transition period in his career.
Every major news office in the country has been going through a transition period of its own.
The late 1980s and early 1990s were a period of transition.
Certainly there'll be a transition period for at least some time.
As I said, this really is a long transition period.
The 1850s was a period of transition for the ice trade.
"We were in a little bit of a transition period."
"I think they knew this was a transition period for me."
The transition period for the young generation was soon going to be over.
It, too, is in a period of transition, with both a new home and name.