If you want to attract more luck into your life, change how you think about 'good' and 'bad' luck

Get the Full StoryGeorge Mack works in growth marketing for tech and e-commerce businesses, and studies mental models and how they influence our thinking.

He says he uses certain strategies to attract more 'luck' in to his life, like surrounding himself with interesting people in order to develop connections and new opportunities.

Mack also recommends adopting a 'poker mindset' to help you stop blaming things on bad luck and take control over uncertain situations.

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There's a lot that's been written about games of skill. There's the 10,000 hour theory. Deliberate practice. Flow state. The list goes on.In contrast, there's been little that's been written about games of luck.

This is because by definition luck is a random event that we can't control, so we don't bother discussing it that much. I think there's a secret hidden in plain sight, though. Luck is partially a game of skill and you can increase your odds by following the rules of the game.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Why thoroughbred horse semen is the world's most expensive liquidSee Also:7 traits that every investor looks for in an aspiring entrepreneurI've studied thousands of employees for over 30 years. This is what the truly indispensable people do differently.I've studied the lives of more than 1,000 successful people. Here are 11 lessons I've learned.SEE ALSO: 7 habits of the luckiest people you can start copying right now