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Whether your challenges involve day-to-day operations, or ambitious, transformative goals, we have tools to help you. From infographics and tip sheets to in-depth multimedia resources, these tools can:

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Webinar: Museums, Soft Power and Cultural Diplomacy in a Changing World

Museums today are transitioning from a hard power past to a soft power future. This webinar defines terms like hard power, cultural diplomacy and soft power in the context of museum planning and programming. Through the use of relevant examples Gail Lord demonstrates how museums around the world are utilizing their soft power to influence opinion leaders and improve communities.

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The Four Ws of Strategic Planning
The Four W’s of Strategic Planning

Before you begin a strategic planning process there are some important things to know— What, Why, When and Who. Read this helpful presentation to learn more about what strategic planning is, why conducting a strategic plan can be important, when to conduct a strategic plan, who is involved and what do they do.

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Strategic Planning Readiness Checklist
Strategic Planning Readiness Checklist

You may know you need a strategic plan  but are you ready? Use our readiness checklist to decide if your organization is ready to start a strategic plan.

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Do you need a strategic plan?
Do you need a strategic plan?

There are a variety of reasons it might be time for you to update, or create your first strategic plan. If you say yes to one or more of these questions, you may need a strategic plan!

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Soft Power 30
The 2018 Soft Power 30 is out

The 2018 Soft Power 30 is out, and it is the fourth year of the comprehensive ranking of the top 30 countries in the world. Gail Lord, President of Lord Cultural Resources reflects on the report and tells you what it means for your museum or cultural organization.

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Soft Power Destinations Salon
Valletta 2018 Soft Power Destinations Salon

Couldn't make it to the 2018 Soft Power Destinations Salon May 2018 in London? You can now watch the video, and join the discussion. The panel was moderated by Gail Lord and Florian Wupperfeld of Leading Culture Destinations, panelists were Mark Sealy, Director of Autograph ABPCaro Howell, Director of The Foundling Museum and Ali Hossaini, Research Fellow at King's College London.

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Diversity as Strength from Around the Field: Commemorating Black History Month 2018
Diversity as Strength from Around the Field: Commemorating Black History Month 2018

Joy Bailey-Bryant (Managing Director, US at Lord Cultural Resources), writes that, "This month, we celebrate the importance of Black history year-round with a round-up of stories pertaining to people of African descent and encourage you to enjoy the diversity of culture wherever you may be." Click through to read more from Joy, as well as a round-up of some of the most exciting news commemorating Black History Month 2018.

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The Opening of the Louvre: Abu Dhabi a Conversation with Gail Lord
The Opening of the Louvre Abu Dhabi: A Conversation with Gail Lord
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Lord South Asia Team
Celebrating the opening of the Bihar Museum

Our team at Lord South Asia reflects on, and celebrates the opening of the Bihar Museum. 

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