It is heartening to see your interest in establishing a good relation with your boss(es) and contemporaries at your new workplace.
I suggest you visit our website CiteHR Human Resource Management Community Knowledgebase in this regard. I am certain you will find the desired answers and further help in abundance on this site. For example a quick search for "manager skills" revealed this-- manager skills while a search for "dealing with boss" gave this result-- dealing with boss
Good luck with your new job and all your future endeavours. Please feel free to address any queries and concerns that you may have, on our forums.