7  Ecosystem

In nature nothing exists alone.


Now that we have traversed the S Curve, conducting a forensic analysis of each successive stage of growth, it’s time to talk holistically. The earlier chapters have prefigured this final one, where we will examine the importance of our growth ecosystem.

Ponds of water lilies are unique ecosystems composed of many elements: water, soil, sunlight, nutrients, other flora, and fauna too: frogs, turtles, snakes, fish, birds. These all interact in complex ways: fish and turtles find shade and cooler water under the lily pads while also nibbling at the plants, pruning them, lengthening ...

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