Don't let people qualify you based on environments that are not connected to your PASSION. Tell them if they really want to see what you've got to put you where your HEART IS! You'll show them exactly what your made of.
SIDE NOTE: Stop running behind and accepting opportunities that only spotlight your "lower self" or your minor abilities. Many people only do that as a way to accommodate you and devalue you at the same time.
If I were to ask you about the result of your life and what you wanted to be recognized for what would be your response? Personally, it might be a shock to some, but I wouldn't want to be KNOWN solely as a great preacher, because I am so much more than that. So, if that's not the only thing I want to be known as then I have to continue to change the narrative and paint my own picture.
This is where many people lost sight of themselves in an attempt to stay relevant to some. Many great individuals are limited in future aspirations not because of individuals who dislike them, but because of people who genuinely love them. How does this occur? Because people by nature seek to protect what they feel is VALUE to them. So, when anything threatens that, they will do or say whatever they have to in order t...
Most people who want to RELATE with you only have one means of foundation. What they know or did know about you. Especially, if they are no longer able to be present in our current or future purpose.
People use the past as a point of reference. Most people who we've eliminated or deemed unproductive for our NOW still want to feel connected. So, they hold onto past information as a means to still be connected, control or manipulate the other individual.
Here's the way you make sure that doesn't work: Make sure that the information, past point of reference, last log in time doesn't have a connection to where you CURRENTLY are. It's like someone having an old phone number when you've changed it. They can dial, but the call will never reach you.