National Boss Day on October 16 has been an annual unofficial holiday since 1958, Hallmark says, as a way for employees to show some love to their managers.
But not all of us may have a rosy relationship with our own bosses.
If you've failed on a project or made a mistake at work recently and you want to get back on your manager's good side, a simple greeting card or coffee might not do the trick.
Executive coach and career expert Jeff Black tells CNBC Make It that there are ways for you to restore your image and credibility.
Here are three strategies Black says you can follow to restore trust between you and your boss.