“A day in the life of ” interview with Doug Gordon, CEO of D&S Performance Optimisation


Doug Gordon is CEO of D&S Performance Optimisation, coaching, consulting, corporate training and Cap-intro company. He is also the Global Goodwill Ambassador for Dublin.

He speaks professionally all over the world alongside ex-prime ministers, film stars, TV celebs, NY Times bestselling authors, renowned CEOs & sports stars.

He runs a radio show on Dublin radio, called “Inspirational People, Inspirational Stories”

Q 1- How does your normal day begin?

Gratitude, grounding, energy protection, meditation Visualising what I have to do, goal setting, affirmations, Energetic breathing techniques, water, make the bed, cold shower, exercise, healthy breakfast.

Q 2- What are your biggest daily challenges?

Managing time with so many clients trying to get you on the phone. Important to stick to a daily plan to get everything done.

Q3- What do you love most about your job?

The ability to see life-changing results in my clients. I am able to help people be the best version of themselves and to complete their true missions in life with the highest possible return and the lowest amount of stress.

Q 4- What do you do to relax?

Running, walking, hiking, tennis, squash, golf, playing with my kids, meditation, podcasts, reading books, socialising with friends.

Q 5-Favourite staycation destination in Ireland and why?

Killarney – love the lakes especially Muckross lake,

Love the Gap of Dunloe and love the people.

Q 6-Favourite holiday destination worldwide?

California, love Yosemite, the redwoods, Mount Shasta, San Francisco, Los  Angeles, San Diego and Bodego bay.

Q 7-Favourite Business motto?

Optimise your energy and you can optimise your performance. Also, Think Smart, talk Smart and work smart.

Q 8. Advice for young business entrepreneurs 20 words

Find your passion and go and see if you can make money out of it. Always have the intention of adding value to others, not how can I make money. Added value = rewards