These are simple do and don’t expressed in this way
What Managers like to hear?
Solutions – they love it, it makes them happy, reason it is your success which gives them success
What Managers don’t like to hear?
Problems – Don’t utter a word not possible (that actually pisses them off), take an another route, try different options
What Management like to hear?
Success – This makes them to pay your salary and make profits
What Management don’t like to hear?
Failure – This makes you to look for employment, if not the first time may be the second time
Atlast for you
No Guts No Glory No Pain No Gain