By interacting with others, you will not only learn about them but also about life in general. It is amazing about the stored knowledge that each person holds.
Take each encounter as an opportunity to expand your knowledge base. At the same time, you will learn about ways to help one another.
It is important that you stay in touch with you network. When you meet new people, think of ways to connect them to others in your network. It is rewarding to connect people together who could really benefit from knowing one another.
Most importantly, have fun meeting new people and expanding your network. You never know what opportunities could present themselves.