In a corporate environment, your job is less about what you know and your unique skill set and as much about working successfully with your coworkers and navigating office politics through the art of persuasion:

“If you’ve ever worked in a large company, you realize that your day to day isn’t spent in product development or even coding (if you’re a coder). Your day to day is spent trying to work out how to work with other people…to put it politely. The impolite way would be it’s spent in office politics.”