Make what the world needs.

Do work that matters.

Gain holistic skills for a modern, more human approach to business and leadership.

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Make Do Co. equips you with the skills, confidence and community to do meaningful work.

Created by Johanna Scott, Make Do Co. offers programs to help you work better;
with mindfulness meditation, yoga, holistic leadership, and careers + business coaching.

Courses are located in Orange NSW, and increasingly elsewhere.

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testimonials

  • I found the course captivating, mind expanding yet a down to earth guide for anyone looking to develop a quiet strength in their lives. A wonderful experience. Read more

    Sarah MacInnes:Director, SEED Paediatric Services

  • Jo is such a wonderful teacher and communicator. I found the skills she taught in Common Ground to be nothing short of life changing. Read more

    Emily Ellis:Photographer

  • The Mastery Workshop was one of the best experiences I have ever had. Jo has such a beautiful presence and her way of teaching makes the content accessible to anyone. Read more

    Gabrielle Staniforth:The Mindful Doctor

  • I will be recommending Make Do Co.'s Mastery Meditation program to all my family and friends as this program is so important to help us learn the skills and tools to be prepared for what comes our way in our daily modern day lives. Jo's teaching style and presence helps students to digest the concepts and benefits of meditation and mindfulness. Jo, you are an amazing teacher. I can't thank you enough! Read more

    Annabelle Scott:Mastery Student

  • Jo teaches in a way that is accessible and adoptable to all levels of yogi. Easy to digest and relevant to how will live in the modern world. Read more

    Monique Lovick:Founder, RawYoga.Co

  • I learnt how to nourish my soul, indulge in the present and how to create, and return to the quiet recesses of my mind so that I am a happier, more productive business owner, mother and wife. Read more

    Vanessa Vazquez Evans:Solicitor, Whiteley, Ironside & Shillington

  • What an amazing weekend! Thanks Jo for your enlightening teaching! Your methods and instructions are clear and patient and for someone delving into meditation for the first time, the welcoming feeling you gave me made my experience so much more. Definitely a must do. Read more

    Kristy Metcraft:Mastery Student

  • I highly recommend the Mastery Mediation Workshop with Jo. The course had a perfect balance of theory and practice, and I am so happy with the helpful information and tools I learned and have been able to incorporate into my everyday life. Jo’s teaching is superb! Her happy and relaxed style coupled with a beautiful setting in Orange made for an equally informative, energising and relaxing weekend. Read more

    Elizabeth Larsson:Mastery Student

  • I had a lovely weekend learning about meditation with Jo. The course was suitable for any ability with modifications available for any issues. I came home feeling relaxed and with a new addition to my tool kit. Read more

    Tennille Mares:Mastery Student

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Strategic

  • 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:Owner, Lokale Blumen Floristry

  • 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 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:Digital content strategist

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Tools for making, doing and being too.

  • HARDCOPY BOOK
    The field guide to uncovering higher purpose, fulfilling personal happiness and finding meaningful work.

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

  • AUDIO DOWNLOAD
    Work weighing on you?
    Try an express de-stress. A quick meditation for the time-pressed.

  • AUDIO DOWNLOAD
    We all perform better on a good night's sleep. Drift off to sleep with this short meditation for deep relaxation.

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