That may well be true, but you have to consider the butt-kisser's motives to all day being the perfect lackey instead of focusing on their work.
Ass kissing may work with some boss. There are also some no nonsense bosses who can see who's working and who's taking up space? so just focus on ur.
It got me thinking about work and how we can be better at it, whether ass-kissing meerkats, frustrated Red Pandas, or real people with.