Peter Loge is an expert in the realm of politics in public policy, serving in senior positions for three members of the House of Representatives, the late Senator Kennedy, and under the Obama Administration. In his impressive career as a strategic and communications consultant, Peter has worked as a senior advisor to the commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, a position which was created for him. Today as an associate professor at The George Washington University, Peter imparts his wisdom regarding management and communication on Media and Public Affairs students. On this caffeinated career conversation, he shares it with Java Junkies, answering ten rapid fire espresso shot questions regarding his career, working in Washington, and what he looks for in the people he hires. You may be surprised by what you find out!
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN ABOUT IN THIS EPISODE:
- What are the entry level jobs for someone interested in breaking into politics
- Why Peter hired someone because they had been a lifeguard
- How an MBA could be applicable (and helpful) in building a career in politics
- What is the best part of being a political communicator, especially in a challenging political environment
- What is the best advice from a seasoned professor for students in college now
- What Java Junkies would be surprised to know about the world of politics in Washington, D.C.
- If you want to learn more about Peter’s career and his book: Soccer Thinking For Management Success: Lessons for Organizations from the World’s Game listen to T4C episode #52