Every employee has a fundamental urge to progress in the job – in terms of a better position, increased pay, greater recognition, etc. Unless you are self-employed, your manager is one of the most important people in your professional life, or at least at the workplace. Thus, it pays off well if you learn how to work with your manager effectively and be able to ‘manage’ them efficiently.
At the individual level, there are two aspects to working effectively with your manager.
First, align with your manager.
Second, manage your manager.