People’s opinions of you are meaningless. What God knows about you is priceless. We get lost in the temptation all the time. What temptation would that be? The urge to please people. The desire of being seen. The need to be lifted up in someone else’s sight. This becomes problematic because when we focus on pleasing people, we always stop focusing on the Lord Jesus Christ.
You must remember to keep your mind stayed on God. Approval from people will fade away, while approval from God yields eternal rewards. Being connected with ‘important’ people will give access to a limited amount of resources, especially compared to God’s omnipotence. Plus the Bible says that if you seek to please the Lord, you will find favor with God and man (Proverbs 3:4). However the converse is not true. God knows all about you, your struggles, and your strengths. That’s all that matters. He sees you!