More than half of midsize businesses are operating at least at the same capacity as they were before the pandemic, with nearly one-third running at greater capacity.

The economy has taken small and midsize businesses on a rocky road over the past two years. However, a majority of businesses leaders believe that better days are ahead in coming year. Eighty-three percent of midsize and 71% of small businesses are optimistic about their own performance in 2022, up from 77% and 63% one year ago, according to JPMorgan Chase's 2022 Business Leaders Outlook Survey.

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