Creating organisations where people thrive and great work happens.
Sharing holistic knowledge for a new way of living, working and doing business.

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Make Do Co. is a business, culture and branding firm dedicated to helping meaningful businesses have impact.

Work with us to develop your organisation’s higher purpose; to build a culture of energy and quality; and learn to tell your story so powerfully, the world listens.

We also host public retreats, workshops and events to promote a more meaningful way of living and working.

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Dream, then do.

Your FREE toolkit for brainstorming a remarkable brand and business with meaning.

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Create a culture of purpose.

Motivate your team. Attract the right followers. Increase your impact.

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testimonials

  • As soon as I moved my venture back to Sydney from San Francisco I set about finding the community of people who are all about purpose led businesses. Jo is at the centre of this community and we worked together over a number of months to really help me crystallise that for us here at uno. If you are trying to build a purpose led business, individually or with a team then her insight, guidance and support will give you a massive head start.
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    Vincent Turner:CEO, uno

  • Jo is an extremely skilled facilitator and I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend her. She helped us to generate ideas and practical results, build life skills and relationships and also helped us to really enjoy ourselves and feel nourished and relaxed. She made fantastic contributions to our group discussions and steered them skilfully, whether it was about business development, goals and vision or interpersonal relationships.
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    Sally Hill:Impact Strategist, Founder, Wildwon Projects

  • Jo has a real skill for getting to the heart of what matters, while facilitating the work in a very organic and empathetic way. We had the kind of conversation we so often forget to have, and which is crucial for our future development: What do you care about most? How can you align your work, and life, with these values for a healthier, more productive and fulfilled life?
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    Lotta Holmberg:Startup Marketing Advisor & Storyteller

  • I would highly recommend Make Do Co. for anyone looking to become equipped with tools for living a balanced, broad and fulfilling life that brings a heightened level of awareness to the work place.
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    Hayley Cole:General Manager, Stellar* Concepts

  • I asked Johanna to introduce NVC to our creative company of delicate souls. They embraced the ideas with relish and we all spoke candidly of our fears and motivations. I would recommend Johanna to anyone who wants to communicate with more compassion.
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    Gethin Fisher:General Manager, BWD Creative

  • I came away from the three days brimming with energy and ideas. Sarah and Jo are truly professional and authentic in everything they teach. They are generous with their time and knowledge; and it is obvious how much they love what they do.
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    Alison Shillington:Guest, Yamba Yoga Retreat

  • An inspirational facilitator, Johanna provided our team at Stellar* with enlightening insights into workplace relationships and ways to deal with difficult situations.
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    Marguerite Julian:Managing Director, Stellar* Concepts

  • Make Do Co.’s Yamba Yoga Weekend was a fantastic way to take some much-needed time out and reset. The hands-on, intimate yoga classes were a great way to improve my physical yoga practice, while the girls’ in-depth knowledge and mindfulness techniques gave me some really beneficial tools to take home.
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    Kye Greenacre:Guest, Yamba Yoga Retreat

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Tools for making, doing and being too.

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    THE PRINT BOOK
    The field guide for finding your calling.
    Help bring this book to print with your pre-purchase. Crowdfunding NOW OPEN!

  • E-MAGAZINE DOWNLOAD
    Integrate wellness into your everyday. A slow living mini e-magazine with recipes for traditional foods to nourish, heal, pleasure and delight.

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    Work weighing on you?
    Try an express de-stress. A quick meditation for when you don't have the time, but know you need the benefits.

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    We all perform better on a good night's sleep. Drift off to sleep with this short meditation for winding down and relaxing deep within the mind and body.

Learn with Make Do Co.

The business of being human.

Do work you love. Make a living and a life. Be the change your imagine.
A new course, open to the public, is coming soon!

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Upcoming events

Startup camps and courses, creative circles, adventure
travel and restorative retreats

Journal

selected thoughts from the journal

LONG WALKS AND EPIPHANIES ABOUT BUSINESS

BLOG: Since releasing Make Do Co. from the bonds of business media and entrepreneurial hype, I have a renewed sense of the kind of business I want to create, passion for making it happen, and a stronger commitment to the values I set out to work and live by 12 months ago.

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Abigail Forsyth on waste and less stuff

PODCAST: Abigail Forsyth on how she created global business, KeepCup.

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How a holiday to India helped my business

BLOG: Three essentials for the future of work.

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