QBScott Indianapolis, INSource: Small Business Trends | Repost QBScott 1/26/2022 – 

When the Covid-19 pandemic struck in 2020, it put many professionals out of work. Others faced cutbacks on hours or began working remotely, which allowed more time for pursuing multiple income streams. These factors led to a major uptick in startup and small business launches, many of which are still thriving as we enter 2022.

With this fact in mind, a panel of 11 Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) experts answered the following question:

“The pandemic saw a major uptick in startup and small business launches. What’s one trend you’re excited about seeing in this sector in 2022, and why?”

Here’s what they think will impact small businesses this year.

1. People-First Attitudes and Values

“The pandemic has helped people reassess what they value the most. People are now opting to spend more time with their family and friends, so they don’t want to choose jobs that offer no work-life balance. The 2022 trend for business owners will be to create stronger workplace values with a people-first attitude. Not doing that might mean losing your best employees.” ~ Thomas Griffin, OptinMonster

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Author: Scott Meister, CPA

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