New Vendors come from all walks of life. Employed, laid off, experienced, or completely green. One thing that most of us have in common is fear. Here is an excerpt from "Defending Your Life" (1991). "Fear is like a giant fog. It sits on your brain and blocks everything. Real feelings, true happiness, real joy. They can't get through that fog. But you left it, and buddy, you are in for the ride of your life."