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“Ask Falan”

By AskFalan
Women's Empowerment Podcast.
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Falan interviews Cynthia Zhai a Voice Coach, Tedx speaker and Best Selling Author. Falan has worked as a voiceover for commercials and radio nearly 10 years as well as in the media as a TV Personality but until recently decided to pivot into Public Speaking about her own life. Falan starts her speaking tour this summer.  Cynthia helps Falan finally discover her powerful voice and overcome the fear of her being her authentic self and thinking that it would be too harsh for her professional peers. In this episode you will learn the importance of authenticity and sharing your true nature to resonate with your ideal audience. To learn more about Cynthia Zhai visit her website Watch Cynthia on her Tedx Talk  Follow Cynthia on Linkedin and Instagram. Subscribe to her on YouTube
June 23, 2021
Get a Chance to MEET FALAN LIVE June 13th FREE!!!!
Falan airs this episode with an extended invitation to her live MasterClass June 13 at 4pm EST. Click here to claim your spot!  Spend 90 minutes FREE & live with Falan where she discusses Content Creation Strategy and Metrics as told in this episode sourced at Don't forget to CLAIM YOUR FREE SPOT TO WATCH FALAN LIVE GIVE HER CONTENT CREATION MASTERCLASS! In this episode Falan gives 10 metrics tips for social media content strategy sourced by social media examiner! CLAIM YOUR SPOT NOW TO JOIN FALAN'S FREE LIVE MASTERCLASS FOLLOW @ASK.FALAN ON INSTAGRAM
May 26, 2021
Deceptive Sales Tactics and How to Spot them
**LISTEN NOTES**** If anyone is going to give it to you straight its Falan. In this episode Falan goes on a rant with (expletives) to explain her frustration with dishonest sales people. Falan goes on to explain the 10 tactics to look out for from sales and marketing people.  If you want to attract sales and leads she recommends creating a community comprised of authenticity and integrity. Follow Falan on Instagram and Twitter.  Vivid Vortex Academy Starts in May 18th.
April 29, 2021
Soooo you think you might wanna date me?
In this hilarious episode Falan sits down with Dating and Relationship coach Anwar White to discuss her dating blocks. Falan admits having been single 15 years has taken its toll but she still ultimately is not ready unless it's to settle down with the ONE man she still truly loves. Follow Anwar White on Instagram @getyourguy_coaching  Anwar has a 90% dating proof formula that guarantees a relationship within 6 months.
April 21, 2021
Falan discovers the fountain of youth with World Renowned Beauty Expert Gregory Landsman
Falan sits in with Australian guest Gregory Landsman who teaches the world through cooking/eating superior foods for the skin. As you know with Falan having been a chef 19 years this intrigued her. Gregory Landsman is one of the most noted global beauty and wellness experts in the world, a best selling author of nine books, and a TV host who specializes in using food to take years off the face naturally. Often referred to as ‘The Beauty Advisor’, Gregory’s books and global TV program Face Lifting Food show viewers how to create quick skin-boosting meals and powerful skin treatments using everyday foods to achieve younger, healthier looking skin at any age. Having worked in the beauty industry for 30+ years Gregory believes that looking youthful goes well beyond waging war on wrinkles, and that how we age is 100% controllable. His natural methods are used globally by models, shown in universities and recommended by doctors.  Did you know that food can redefine your beauty?  This episode is a lengthy jam packed episode with knowledge. Connect with The Brand of Gregory Landsman WEBSITE FREE E-BOOK The link for the FREE e-book, The Skin Secret to Looking Younger at any Age, can be found at: BOOKS All of my books can be found on Amazon and all major online platforms: FACE LIFTING FOOD APPS The Face Lifting Food Apps can be found on the App Store and at Google Play or at the website ONLINE SKIN TREATMENTS FOR YOUNGER LOOKING SKIN
April 14, 2021
How I OVERCAME imposter syndrome
This is 2 part segment. Part 2 is following this episode so it starts at 22 min mark.  In this episode Falan discusses her personal journey with self over time and how she built a 6 figure business after overcoming her fear of being seen as a fraud or being discredited for lack of experience and higher education. This causes you to lose confidence and become stagnant in life. Fear of moving forward will keep you hamster wheeling in life.  She discusses how her life experience is relatable to those who feel the same way in life, love and business. Follow Falan on Instagram Ask.Falan to watch the live episode Friday April 9th at 4pm MST
April 7, 2021
How to be a Hardcore Leader with Special Guest Author Derek Wellington Johnson
In this episode Falan and Derek team up again for a reality check for Entrepreneurs. As Falan steps further into uncharted territory with the International expansion of her business she shares her struggles with entrepreneurship and fighting to stay ahead of all the new developments.  Falan discusses what it felt like to lose everything in the pandemic and coming back stronger than ever. She explains how she was so desperate to provide for her daughter that she fasted for 60 days to gain the clarity on how to rebuild her business empire. 
March 31, 2021
In this emotional episode Falan interviews Fallon Mercedes-Brock a fitness celebrity who has launched her own vegan fitness products FITRICION after her struggle with fertility. Use code ASKFALAN at checkout for 10% off all products.  Her emotional admission causes Falan Blake to mention her PCOS condition and her fears of not having a second child herself one day. Both Falan and Fallon admit that the American diet is to blame and how transitioning to a plant based diet has helped Falan remove cysts and fibroids combined with yoni steaming naturally. Both women are raw and authentic in this episode. Do not listen if you are triggered by fertility struggles. 
March 24, 2021
Falan BARES ALL in Interview w/ "Mind of a Man" Podcast Host James Bush
ASK FALAN, that is the name. Falan is interviewed by fellow podcaster James Bush a counseling guru through Bush Counseling Services. In this episode you will hear how Falan lost her chef business and job with a Major League Baseball Team during the pandemic and recovered it all and more 6 months later, leveling Vivid Vortex as the most successful company to date she has owned. After failing 11 of her 12 businesses Falan doesn't hold back as she tells ALL and how she recovered so fast this time around. If you are listening and lost everything as well, learn the steps in this episode on how to get back on track in just 30 days!!! YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS THIS!
March 19, 2021
How to BE happy for REAL with Featured Writer Danika
In this episode, Falan interviews writer Danika of  Danika expresses how she uses her blog to offer advice for people wanting to create a true fulfilling life. HAPPINESS is a choice and she has such a positive outlook to offer anyone searching for the deeper meaning to life. You can reach Danika on Twitter and Instagram @NikaPika_Chuuu Twitter @pigs.flyhere on Instagram
March 4, 2021
How to validate your business idea!
Ever had this great idea? Not sure if it would sell? Before you invest time and money into the concept, check to see if there’s an interest for it yet. Falan explains in this quick episode how to validate your business before you get started. Although specializing in online business creation she offers some tips for launching that product you always dreamed of.
February 22, 2021
We’ve Moved into our Recording Studio!
Falan discovers the pains of setting up a recording studio in her new house. She also explains why she resigned her chef position with the Arizona Diamondbacks. Falan then goes into the trials and tribulations of starting a new voice over career and living around the corner from her recent ex.
February 10, 2021
Constructive Feedback how to give it and how to receive it!
In this episode Falan offers an impromptu view on feedback she received on a free e-course she offered that isn’t clear on what she could do to improve it. She also announces her new corporate website and additional services she provides. Listen to this quick podcast for an understanding on how to offer feedback that can be utilized to actually improve. H9HDFwpbAwoOAoswBRpD
January 19, 2021
Setting Boundaries for Success
Falan quickly discusses how to set boundaries so that those closest to you doesn’t hinder you from your success and goal setting. Also we invite you to join us on weekly live discussions on Clubhouse if you can! View all our platforms for details and times weekly!
January 5, 2021
In this episode, Falan discusses isolation. She explains how she disappears from friends, family and lovers to focus on her entrepreneurial goals. Why she opts to not take a lover this year to stay focused. Distractions are everywhere but you are a fool if you don't accept that all of your friends and family are NOT meant to become rich and successful with you. The mindset of an Entrepreneur cannot fully be explained to a person who is not. It's a feeling not a phrase. When It's spoken to fellow entrepreneurs and you two nod in unison because you understand them on an energetic level. The 1% are the 1% for a reason. Keep your job in the beginning if you have a family but ultimately don't let it keep you! To Sign up for the FREE 48HR Entrepreneur MasterClass email or to be added to the list. Follow us on Social Media IG VividVortex2.0 & Ask.Falan Twitter: AskFalan2 ~Vivid Vortex Media Team
January 4, 2021
Support-less Business Startups ; What to do when it hurts to go to work on Monday!
Want to start a business but overwhelmed? No clue where to start? No extra income to hire the pros? Falan has been through harsh lessons time and time again. Working corporate jobs she hated while dreaming up ways to break free. She worked so much overtime and was too tired to work on her own business afterwards. Until the pandemic allowed her to stay home and put a real plan together. Falan started many businesses over the last 15 years because she could not focus on ONE thing to concentrate and see it through. The reality is YES you can do it by yourself but it takes TIME. In order to get some quick wins Falan shares some of what she did in 30 days to launch her first ever 6 figure company. To sign up for her 48 HR Entrepreneur Master Class late January please email or message us on any of our social media platforms. We are everywhere you want to be and growing! ~Vivid Vortex Media Team
December 29, 2020
Support-less Business Startups ; What to do when it hurts to go to work on Monday!
Want to start a business but overwhelmed? No clue where to start? No extra income to hire the pros? Falan has been through harsh lessons time and time again. Working corporate jobs she hated while dreaming up ways to break free. She worked so much overtime and was too tired to work on her own business afterwards. Until the pandemic allowed her to stay home and put a real plan together. Falan started many businesses over the last 15 years because she could not focus on ONE thing to concentrate and see it through. The reality is YES you can do it by yourself but it takes TIME. In order to get some quick wins Falan shares some of what she did in 30 days to launch her first ever 6 figure company. To sign up for her 48 HR Entrepreneur Master Class late January please email or message us on any of our social media platforms. We are everywhere you want to be and growing! ~Vivid Vortex Media Team
December 29, 2020
In this episode Falan talks about having endurance to sustain yourself through a career in the entertainment & media industry. She also touches base on how she feels about her father dying  unexpectedly over Thanksgiving. Although brief, this is a heavy hitting episode.  Follow Falan on Twitter ( AskFalan2) and On Instagram ( Ask.Falan) Email us at the show for show topics or leaving words of support. Please donate if you can 10% of all proceeds go to the Domestic Violence Recovery Shelter where Falan once lived for 6 weeks in 2011.
December 13, 2020
Entrepreneurship.... The Dirty Truth with Guest Jeff Heggie
Falan sits down with Business & Success Coach Jeff Heggie ( If you are planning to get to the next level in your business, you need to have the right mindset. Jeff answers the questions most entrepreneurs have while Falan shares her true feelings about being overwhelmed with her business.  Be sure to follow Jeff on Instagram and Twitter. @JeffHeggieCoach 
December 5, 2020
Falan discusses why it is important to set standards. Setting standards keeps you accountable when you are on a the success highway. Setting standards in life, love and business is critical for growth and fulfillment. What are your standards? Are you growing? ASKFALAN IS NOW ON YOUTUBE!
November 5, 2020
Election Day!
Go vote! Today is the last opportunity! Yes your vote MATTERS!
November 3, 2020
How to OUTLINE your podcast or content!
Ask Falan kicks off Season 4 with a  HOW TO SERIES. She touched briefly in the end of Season 3 on what was next for this season.  Falan explains the importance of outlining your content for your podcast show or your business. The techniques used in this show can successfully be applied to any business.  Structure is important and finding balance with your immediate goals vs long term can set you up for continued success.
October 20, 2020
Getting the right equipment for your Podcast
YES you can totally start a full podcast broke as hell. You really don't need any equipment other than your phone but if you insist here's the must haves under $100 to get started.
October 12, 2020
How to brand yourself OR your Podcast- Part 2 BRANDING
Falan discusses the simple ways to BRANDING yourself. This technique can be used for all areas of entrepreneurship. 
October 8, 2020
In this episode, Falan talks about how to start a podcast in a several part series she gives you a format to help you pick your niche and understanding your WHY by giving you the full blueprint in several segments.
October 8, 2020
Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Falan reminds everyone about October being Domestic Violence Awareness Month and how she is bringing awareness to the topic. Falan speaks directly to her male viewers about to get in touch with their emotions and properly address a woman when angry. She also discusses her spiritual journey through month 2 of her fasting.
October 2, 2020
Falan reminds everyone about  October being Domestic Violence Awareness Month and how she is bringing awareness to the topic. Falan speaks directly to her male viewers about how to get in touch with their emotions and properly address a woman when angry. She also discusses her spiritual journey through month 2 of her fasting. 
October 2, 2020
FALAN discovers her true identity through DNA testing which revealed a 36 year old family secret. Falan learns that her father listed on her birth certificate is NOT her biological father. The search continues.......
September 17, 2020
Falan has a change of heart and recorded a few episodes relating to how she is rebuilding her business after the Pandemic. Falan announces her return to YouTube with her reality show EveryDay Falan this fall. DIY and how to videos on just about anything and partnering with another virtual academy to launch Vivid Vortex Academy e-courses.
September 10, 2020
Are YOU in an abusive relationship right now?
Falan delivers a heart wrenching message to anyone who may still be in an abusive relationship. She gives the signs and relates them to both experiences she has had back to back. Listen as Falan gives painful details as she recalls her past and current situation as she bravely continues to advocate internationally. You are NOT alone. National Domestic Violence Hotline is 1-800-799-7233 or text 741-741 .
August 7, 2020
Check yourself before you HEX yourself!
Falan discusses information she learned in a webinar from her Shaman. Self Sabotaging is very real. We tend to speak negativity into our lives by creating an internal hex. Thoughts become things and we can't want a better life if deep down we don't even believe we deserve it and tell ourselves this in contradiction.. Falan challenges you to spend one week speaking only positive words to prove her findings. Report back what happened on We really want to know how it worked for you. 
July 26, 2020
Why I work so hard to be successful!
Falan discusses her reasons as to why she works incredibly hard. She also discloses her plans for starting a family after the pandemic. 
July 19, 2020
Falan shares her truth about why married and emotionally unavailable men are highly attracted to her. If this is also happening to you. Listen now on why and how to stop it.  ** Strong vernacular is used. **
July 7, 2020
Is your child depressed? Are you?
Falan reads an article written on National Alliance on Mental Illness. This article and the text app 741-741 has assisted many times with dealing with a child with depression and being depressed as well during the Pandemic. If you know someone experiencing depression with or without medical insurance. Help is available. Talk to someone. 741-741 FREE and ANONYMOUS. 
July 1, 2020
June 21, 2020
Inner Power
Falan calls on her Oracle deck for a reading about this episode's topic. Inner Power! This episode is spirituality based. If you are not about that life do not listen to this episode. Follow Falan on Instagram Ask.Falan 🧿
June 21, 2020
AskFalan- ReBrands Series
Falan returns with a new direction for her show. All new material, sponsorships and video. Stay locked on her instagram live @ Ask.Falan to see and experience the vibes. Really connect with Falan on a deeper meaningful level as she helps heal you while healing herself. It's a lifelong journey with daily practice. It really takes a community sometimes to bring you out of the darkness.
June 19, 2020
You don't owe anyone Sh&%!
Falan discusses explicitly the triggers of being "ignored" and why she constantly ghosts people. In short, because she can.  
June 18, 2020
The Tipping Point
Falan returns post pandemic crisis with her motivational women's empowerment podcast. She discloses the reason behind taking a gap year in Podcasting. Her incredibly relatable personality extends comfort and support to those who lost their business and part of themselves during the Global Shutdown from Covid-19.
June 18, 2020
AskFalan returns with Season 3 by popular demand.
Falan discusses why she ended the AskFalan show after facing an internet stalker that called her purpose into question. She goes on to explain that she will be back for weekly episodes and briefly discusses her new show Teen Athlete Nutrition on Bleav Networks in Los Angeles.
July 31, 2019
Ask Falan talks about weight struggles
Falan discusses her battle with weight how gaining 140lbs has affected her confidence, lifestyle, and Television career. Although having weight in desirable places she acknowledges that she is struggling every day to get it off.
June 6, 2019
Ask Falan-Taking Risks
Falan goes on a long rant over why she dissolved the private chef portion of her business in pursuit to focus on the retail side. In this episode she discusses the importance of taking risks, relying on intuition and focusing on manifesting abundance.
May 30, 2019
Falan means BUSINESS!
Falan discusses the importance of starting your business or something you have always wanted to do with whatever you have. Stop procrastinating and waiting for the perfect set of circumstances. Falan leaps into her life’s purpose and gives you raw unedited content on exactly what you need to do to get the ball rolling. Follow Falan on Instagram @Ask.Falan you can see her live recorded content on YouTube as well
May 20, 2019
Are you happy?
Falan shares with you the truth about happiness. How she learned that money ultimately will never make her happy.
May 3, 2019
Part 2 How I walked away from a half million dollar deal and my plan to get it back. E
Falan discusses how she walked away from her opportunity due to creative disagreements and how being stern in her re-branding strategy got her the opportunity back on the table with her creative input being considered.
April 26, 2019
PT1 Why I walked away from a half million dollar deal!
In this episode Falan touches base on a two part episode of sensitive topics of how she emotionally cut the cord on a potential half million dollar deal that could have easily been hers.
April 18, 2019
Under New Creative Direction
Falan discusses the new direction she has taken by partnering with an established media company to take her business to new heights.
April 8, 2019
Epic News for Season 2
Falan returns with a fire show for season 2. Listen in and get ready to hear what she’s been up to since the hiatus. You don’t want to miss this teaser.
March 13, 2019
AskFalan-Interview w/ Portia Gray
Falan interviews CEO Portia Gray of Gray Skye Designs. Together they concoct ideas and make plans for joining forces in their creativity. Portia is a former Domestic violence survivor as well and explains why she freely gives so much back to the community.
October 22, 2018
AskFalan-Interview Lita Christian
Next on Ask Falan. We kick off Domestic Violence Awarness Month where Falan interviews long time friend and Mental Health specialist Mrs. Carmelita Christian. The two reminisce on their 10 year friendship, how Domestic Violence impacted their lives and bonded them and how Lita’s practice influences her personal life as an entrepreneur. The two talk and laugh as if they are in one another’s living room. It’s almost as if they never missed a day....
October 3, 2018
AskFalan-How to Set Intentions
Falan briefly takes you through the process of mediation and intention setting. This technique is how she utilized the law of attraction to attract career opportunities, travel, money, connections and positive outcomes over the last 9 years.
September 12, 2018
AskFalan-How She got her daughter back
Falan briefly touches base on her time in Texas when she faced her fears going to a custody hearing after 2 years and 3 months of parental alienation from her daughter as a final result of domestic violence survival.
September 5, 2018
Falan interviews CEO Brunie Sanchez of Women Empower Today another Advocate of Domestic Violence who also has a small child with Autism. The two discuss how their lives were similar and impact their past has on their businesses.
August 29, 2018
AskFalan-Hustle Harder
Falan discusses the topic of hustling and how it’s perceived negatively. In this episode you will understand how to flip the terminology into a positive spin and utilize it to work harder to achieve ultimate success.
August 23, 2018
Falan quickly answers a couple of her newest podcast fans questions. Typically this will be done live from her Instagram page.
August 20, 2018
Falan explains how to forgive yourself and those that hurt you in a 5 step process by completely detaching from the emotion to free yourself from the energy or power that another has over you.
August 15, 2018
AskFalan-Discover The Secret
Falan shares with you the lowest point in her marriage where she decided to finally just walk away. She utilized the Law of Attraction to remove her from the situation to start a new life.
August 11, 2018
AskFalan-Every Date is Not A Mate
Falan explains how every person you date can’t be treated like a significant other. Never commit to the uncommitted.
August 8, 2018
Falan explains briefly how to conquer fear to establish your ability to do the things you always wanted to do. It is within our fears that we usually hold ourselves back from truly living.
August 1, 2018
Ask Falan-PlayerProof Interview
Falan interviewed Author Derek Wellington about his book Player Proof in her very first podcast episode. Learn the 13 types of players! Are you dating one? Derek himself admits to formerly being a player and how becoming a Dad changed his perspective on treating women after realizing he was the father to a little girl. Falan and Derek discuss dating after Domestic Violence and the how social media today affects dating. Sit back, relax this is an hour long adventure with these two. Derek is charming, funny and honest! Have a listen.  Player Proof is available on Amazon!
July 28, 2018
The Art of Detachment or Letting Go!
Falan shares her personal experience with the art of detaching. She shares her techniques for being able to completely walk away from a job that is no longer healthy and thriving, a relationship gone sour or obsession with performance goals. Learn how to focus and control your thoughts by no longer being consumed by material possessions.
July 28, 2018
Who is FALAN
A glimpse of who I am, what I represent and the lives I’m about to change.    Show begins July 28th weekly.
July 22, 2018