It’s important to know how to impress people at your work. In fact I wrote on this topic a number of times. 101 ways to be better at work is one of them. I am particularly proud of the article 20 Ways to be Productive and Happy at Work. Sometimes it is essential to also know the things that can set your manager off, so that you are aware and don’t commit such mistakes.
Some managers get turned off with small things, they are like dry wood stock which catches fire very easily. These managers are actually micro managers. You can usually make this type of managers fairly easily. Sometimes coming late at work one day or failing to give an update set the manager off.