"Secrets to a Richer Life" reveals the wisdom about life of a group of distinguished people from all the major cultures and regions of the globe. Through their answers to 37 supreme and thought provoking questions about goals, parents, spouses, children, school, careers, hard work, community service, lifestyle, hobbies, travel, crisis management, working abroad, favorite books, values, hopes, dreams, retirement, and concerns for the future of human society they reveal their heart and soul. The author has collected interviews disclosing a common thread of thinking around the world, which confirms our similarities while showing individual unique cultural perspectives spanning the spectrum of human society. The subjects of these interviews come from more than 11 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, Europe, The Middle East and North America. Secrets revealed include: The effect of Confucianism on Chinese attitudes towards parents and towards the importance of education. How to be successful in variety of professions and the relative value of intelligence versus hard work? What are the most valuable lessons your parents taught you about life? What are the secrets to a successful marriage? How to manage internal and external obstacles to success? How did you resolve your worst crisis and what were the lessons learned? Prospects for today's youth and future concerns for Planet Earth This book goes in depth and reveals the fascinating personalities of the people interviewed. We hear the words of educators, electrical and mechanical engineers, physicians, pharmacists, financial analysts, dentists, as well as an exporter, a medical records manager, surgeon, travel consultant, pilot and a zookeeper. They resonate as voices of the unified human family.