There was a time when Steve Jobs had to step out of the competitive mindset and ask one of his biggest rivals—Bill Gates—for help. It was when @apple was on the brink of bankruptcy that Gates stepped in to save the company by making a massive $150 million investment. “Bill, thank you. The world’s a better place,” is exactly what Jobs told Gates and why the monumental company continues to thrive today. More, on CNBC.com/MakeIt.