The shale energy industry has created new opportunities for economic development and job growth in Ohio and across the country. However, communities are at risk of experiencing a devastating boom-bust cycle if they do not create an effective strategic plan to manage that risk. A new free eBook that describes a process for creating a community strategic plan is now available. The book discusses research findings on the challenges communities may face and offers guidance as to how those challenges can be effectively managed. The author, Ed Burghard, is a retired Procter & Gamble executive and former CEO of the Ohio Business Development Coalition. For more, download the free eBook.