Kat Norton energetically teaches Microsoft Excel to individuals, businesses, and educational institutions.
Since launching Miss Excel in June 2020, she has grown a community of over 1,000,000 people on TikTok & Instagram (@miss.excel) through viral Excel trick videos infused with creativity, music, and dance.
Kat was recently awarded the Microsoft MVP Award and has been featured in Business Insider, CNBC, and Entrepreneur Magazine as a pioneer in the "Excel Influencer" space. Kat was also named one of the Top Influencers of 2021 by Forbes.
In this episode, we talk about how Kat overcome her fear and began posting on TikTok, how she thinks about energy management, how she earned $100,000 in a single day, and why all of her progress can be attributed to taking what she calls “Messy Action.”
00:16 - Weird and Wonderful World of TikTok
00:45 - Kat Norton
01:14 - The pandemic changed everything
02:55 - Kat got a $1 million idea
03:00 - 1st viral TikTok
03:28 - What we learn today
04:12 - Beginnings of Miss Excel
06:44 - Miss Excel becomes a business
07:30 - Did Kat even use TikTok?
08:10 - Overcoming limiting beliefs and anxiety
12:45 - Embracing messy action
14:35 - Kat’s self-imposed bounds on action
18:37 - How to exude positive energy
19:25 - How Kat handled blowing up so quickly
21:50 - Kat NEVER reached out for press
22:50 - How does your energy affect your content?
24:30 - Does Jay smile?
25:45 - How do you reach a higher version of yourself?
26:55 - Energy Management is better than Time Management
30:25 - Jay wants to buy Tony Robbins mini trampoline
30:37 - Kat on her spiritual journal and seeing Tony Robbins
33:23 - Kat’s journey to earn $100,000 in a single day
40:30 - Kat’s tips on going viral
43:20 - What is a good TikTok posting frequency?
45:10 - Miss Excel business model
46:02 - How to make a successful webinar
48:20 - How to structure time to be more productive
50:45 - What has Kat struggled with?
52:31 - What is next for Miss Excel?
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