The first part of Moving on up with our losing your way?

What are the takeaways of   the first part of Moving on up with our losing your way? Do you or someone you know identify as a striver? How did this challenge you? 
Discussion Board assignments require a written analysis, conclusions, and supportive evidence in response to questions asked.  An initial post of a minimum of 200 words. Moving Up W/o Losing Yourself (pages 1-43)