There is a lot of great information here about building a PLN. While the article specifically references workplace learning, the steps involved with building social capital are the same for everyone. (Social Capital is a key component of Personal Learning Networks.)
Originally posted on johnstepper:
Recently, I’ve been talking to dozens of people about career insurance – how working out loud can help them shape their reputation and control their career. In almost every conversation, people were unsure of how to build a purposeful network.
Where do you start? How do you find the right people? What’s the best way to get to know them?
In each case, though, it turned out they already had access to several existing networks. They just weren’t leveraging them.