Ah, the American dream. Make a ton of money and retire young, right? Or in other instances, it’s about having a job you absolutely love.

Well, a Harvard Business Review blog post reminds us about the notion of a perfect job. In other words, keep dreaming. Okay, we shouldn’t be that bleak. There are fantastic jobs out there but the point is to alter your expectations and perceptions to accept reality that even the most stellar opportunity will come with a few drawbacks.

In fact, the all or nothing philosophy doesn’t have to apply. If you’re constantly searching for the absolute best opportunity, you may discover jobs out there are falling short. So, it’s important to adjust your expectations. Read more