Blog Posts of Allen Oelschlaeger
Allen is a conflict expert with a focus on creating safe and respectful workplaces. He is a creator of the Confidence in Conflict book series and podcast, leader of the company’s e-learning initiative, and authority on how to best train the psychomotor skill of conflict management. His background includes Wharton School MBA, University of Wisconsin faculty member, and leadership roles in the healthcare industry.
Milwaukee, Wis. November 3, 2022 With her latest book — Ending Lateral Violence: Creating emotionally and physically safe workplaces — author Jill Weisensel holds nothing back in calling out such behaviors as bullying, hazing, isolation, harassment, gossiping, exclusion, intimidation, coercion, prejudicial comments, and inappropriate jokes and providing a roadmap for recognizing, preventing,...
“Psychomotor Skill Training: How to Optimize Learning”
(This is the first episode in a two-part series. To listen to the next episode click here.)
In this episode, Allen Oelschlaeger is joined by Gerard O’Dea from Dyna
Back in February of 2018, KVUE ABC did a story about Vistelar's training program for the Austin Police Department. Click the image below to read the article and watch a video about this training experience!
Back in August of 2018, WMBF News did a story about Vistelar's training program for the MBPD in Myrtle Beach. Click the image below to read the article and watch a video of what we do!
Back in June of 2015, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel did a story about one of Vistelar's trainers, Gary Klugiewicz. In this new age of social surveillance, professionals sometimes get into trouble. That said, when you get the right training and operate in good faith, security cameras and cellphones bring with them many opportunities to shine! In the end, we may be sacrificing privacy in public...
When differences divide us, treating each other with dignity by showing respect establishes a common ground for managing conflict.
Although much of crisis intervention or de-escalation concentrates on the spoken word, the reality is often what we say is not nearly as important as how we say it. When angry or frightened people can’t comprehend what we’re saying with our mouths, they can still listen and respond to what we say with our hands and other body language.